EgyptAir Tragedy: Egyptian military finds passenger belongings and debris


A screen grab taken from a handout video obtained from the Egyptian Defence Ministry on 20 May 2016 shows Egyptian Navy engaged in search operations for missing EgyptAir flight MS804 at sea off the Egyptian coast, north of Alexandria, Egypt, 19 May 2016. The Armed Forces of Egypt announced that the debris of an EgyptAir Airbus A320, which had disappeared early on 19 May 2016, as well as personal belongings of the passengers are floating in the Mediterranean Sea, north of the Egyptian city of Alexandria. The EgyptAir passenger jet had left Paris bound for Cairo with 66 people on board, but crashed into the Mediterranean Sea early for unknown reasons.

An Egyptian army spokesman said wreckage and passenger belongings were found floating in the Mediterranean Sea, 290km from Alexandria, Egypt.

Passenger belongings and debris from the missing EgyptAir flight MS804 were found by the Egyptian army, 295 km from the Egyptian coastline.

“With regards to the search efforts of the armed forces  for the missing plane...the Egyptian Navy this morning (Friday 20.05.16) found a few personal belongings of the passengers, as well as a piece of the plane in the area north of Alexandria at a distance of 290km. We will continue our search, comb the area and pick up what we find,” the Egyptian army ...

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