Egypt Air crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean

Wreckage of the Egypt Air flight that went missing over the Mediterranean last month has been found, Egyptian investigators say.
More Latest & Breaking News about like it An announcement said "a few primary areas of the destruction" had been distinguished. 


A remote ocean look vessel had likewise sent back the primary pictures of the destruction, the announcement included. 

There were 66 individuals on load up flight MS804 when it slammed on 19 May while flying from Paris to Cairo. 

The Airbus A320 plane vanished from Greek and Egyptian radar screens, obviously without having sent a trouble call. 

The Egyptian examination advisory group said that agents on board the John Lethbridge seek vessel, which has been shrunk by the Egyptian government, would now draw up a guide of the destruction circulation. 

Specialists will start with something they call "the four corners". It implies that, before touching anything, they will outline where each and every bit of the flying machine wound up. 

In the event that flotsam and jetsam is spread over a substantial territory it lets them know the plane split up in mid-air. On the off chance that it is more in place, it recommends it hit the water then separated. 

They will likewise search for what is absent. In the event that, for instance, a motor or the tail is two miles away, it obviously severed prior in the flight. 

The little proof so far proposes a flame softened out up the front of the airplane, so they will be quick to film and photo that region. One encountered specialist who chipped away at the Lockerbie shelling let me know bomb harm looks altogether different to shoot harm. 

At last, agents will presumably need to recover destruction to know for beyond any doubt what cut this plane down. What's more, that could take weeks, even months. 

Not long ago, seek groups said signals from one of the "discovery" flight recorders had been identified. 

Signals transmitted by the recorders are relied upon to terminate by 24 June, specialists have cautioned. 

The reason for the accident remains a puzzle. 

A dread assault has not been precluded but rather no radical gathering has asserted the bringing down of the plane. 

Examiners say human or specialized blunder is additionally a plausibility. Electronic messages sent by the plane uncovered that smoke finders went off in the latrine and the flying machine's electrics, minutes before the plane's sign was lost. 


As indicated by Greek examiners, the plane turned 90 degrees left and afterward 360 degrees to one side, dropping from 11,300m (37,000ft) to 4,600m (15,000ft) and after that 3,000m (10,000ft) preceding it was lost from radar.


What do we know so far?

  • EgyptAir Flight MS804 vanished over the eastern Mediterranean early on Thursday 19 May with 66 passengers and crew on board
  • Some surface debris was found 290km (180 miles) north of the Egyptian city of Alexandria
  • Signals from the plane indicated that smoke was detected in the toilet and in the avionics area below the cockpit
  • Search area is one of deepest in the Mediterranean - more than 3,000 metres (10,000ft) in some parts