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Egypt Air Cairo-bound Flight #MS804 Reportedly Crashed Into The Meditteranean Sea

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EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar with 66 people on board, the airline said. Here’s what we know so far:

• The Airbus A320 was flying at 37,000 feet when it disappeared.

• Greek controllers tried to reach the plane 10 miles before it left the country’s airspace but received no response.

• The plane “swerved 90 degrees left and then 360 degrees to the right” before plunging into the Mediterranean, a Greek official says.

• The location of last contact was 173 miles (280 kilometers) from the Egyptian coast, the airline said.

• A distress signal was detected in the vicinity where the flight disappeared from radar 2 hours later, but it could have come from another vessel.

 

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