News

Main Locations of EgyptAir Flight MS804 Wreckage Discovered

Main Locations of EgyptAir Flight MS804 Wreckage Discovered

Part of wreckage found on May 21.
Part of wreckage found on May 21.

Egypt’s Ministry of Aviation announced that a search vessel spotted the main wreckage from EgyptAir flight MS804 which crashed into the Mediterranean last month killing all 66 people on board.

The relevant investigative committee said that it “had identified several main locations of the wreckage, accordingly the first images of the wreckage were provided to the investigation committee.”

The committee said search teams and investigators on board the vessel that discovered the wreckage will draw a map for the wreckage distribution spots. The committee added that it will continue searching for flight data recorders, which are expected to stop emitting signals on 24 June.

The black boxes of the flight have still not been found, making it difficult to confirm why the airplane crashed.

Flight MS804 vanished at 2:30AM Cairo time on May 19. The passenger plane was carrying 66 people from Paris to Cairo and ”vanished” moments after entering Egyptian airspace. Terrorism and mechanical failure are among the possibilities being explored by the investigative committee.

Egyptian Man Jailed for Standing Naked on Balcony, Harassing Women
Dutch Ship Rescues Nearly 200 Migrants Crossing From Egypt to Italy

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

egypt

Egypt Defeats Uganda in African Cup of Nations

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 22, 2017
Egypt's Karim Abdel Gawad and France's Camille Serme

Egypt’s Karim Abdel Gawad Wins Tournament of Champions in New York

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 21, 2017
22.jpg.crop_display

Cairo Court Lists Egyptian Football Legend Aboutreika on Terror List

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 19, 2017
32385636795_e6f5d7101d_z

Egypt Secure Spot in Knockout Stage at 2017 Handball World Championship

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 19, 2017
1073779_big-lnd

Egypt’s Essam El-Hadary Makes African Cup History

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 18, 2017
pol

Eight Policemen Killed in Attack in Egypt’s New Valley

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 17, 2017
Tiran Island

Egypt High Court Declares Void Transfer of Tiran and Sanafir to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 16, 2017
Top-best-hd-wallpapers-dubai-skyline-hd-wallpapers-imagen-by-balamuda

Egyptians Invest EGP 13 Billion in Dubai Real Estate in 2016

Egyptian StreetsJanuary 15, 2017
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2016 ES Media UG. All Rights Reserved.