Breaking news has reports that 66 passengers plus clue members on board and An Egypt Air Bus flight number A320 from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar.
The airline says the Airbus A320 went missing over the eastern Mediterranean, soon after entering Egyptian airspace.
In unusual circumstance like this the Egyptian military has no knowledge or records of any report from EgyptAir that a distress signal was sent by the plane.
The 66 passengers on board Airbus A320 – includes three children – seven crew members and three security personnel on board Flight MS804, the airline said.
By the time we went to reporting this incident ,What we know is that the airline had a passenger manifest which included 30 Egyptians, 15 French citizens, one Briton, two Iraqis, as well as people from Canada, Belgium, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Sudan, Chad and Portugal.
It hasn’t been long since the Disappearing of Malaysian air flight and the German owned flight that was diverted into the mountains where it crashed. Security is visibly tight on all corners of French airports and public transport.
In what is thought to have been the last known contact with the plane, Greek air traffic controllers spoke to the pilot over the island of Kea, just south-east of Athens, and he “did not mention any problems”, Kostas Litzerakis of Greece’s civil aviation department told Reuters news agency. The flight MS804 departure time from Charles de Gaulle airport was at 23:09 local time on Wednesday, which is just about 21:09 GMT and was expected to land in the Egyptian capital in the early hours on Thursday.