More wreckage of flight MS804 found north of Alexandria

    More wreckage of flight MS804 found north of Alexandria

    May 21, Cairo: More wreckage of the missing flight MS804 has been found, including human remains, luggage and passengers' seats, media reports said.

    The Associated Press news agency has reported that the Egyptian navy was able to retrieve more debris from the plane, some of the passengers' belongings, human remains, and plane seats.

    The Civil Aviation Ministry said in a statement on Friday that the search was continuing to locate the rest of the plane and the "black box" flight recorders to determine what exactly happened.

    The plane disappeared over the Mediterranean with 66 people on board including 10 crew members early on Thursday.

    EgyptAir Chairman Safwat Moslem told state television that the current radius of the search zone was 65km, giving an area of 12950 sq km but that it would be expanded as necessary.

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi expressed his condolences on Friday to the families of victims.

    The Oslo Times


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