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In Photos: Remembering the Lives on EgyptAir Flight MS804

May 22, 2016

EgyptAir flight MS804 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea for reasons that remain unclear. The plane, which was on its way from Paris to Cairo, had 66 people onboard. While EgyptAir held briefing sessions for the families of the passengers and crew members, some families began mourning their relatives and holding funerals for them after the Egyptian military announced its search-and-rescue missions found parts of the plane’s wreckage. Egyptian Streets takes a look at some of the passengers and crew who were onboard the plane. Mohamed Mamdouh Assem was a pilot on the missing EgyptAir flight MS804. When asked by one news organization about his dreams, a friend said that Mohamed wanted to be a pilot from the age of five. Years later, he achieved that dream. Mohamed Said Shoukair, the captain and pilot of EgyptAir flight MS804, was promoted just one week ago. Mohamed, who had more than 6,000 hours of flight experience, invited his colleagues to celebrate his promotion to the rank of senior pilot, reported newspapers. Describing Mohamed, EgyptAir’s Vice President said he was “very well trained” and “highly disciplined.” Meanwhile, friends remember Mohamed as fun and a great…

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