EgyptAir Search and rescue teams looking for missing plane - Airline says

The airline's media centre also said the Egyptian authorities have been alerted.

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EgyptAir play An EgyptAir plane is seen on the runway at Cairo Airport, Egypt in this September 5, 2013 file photo. (Picture for illustrative purpose). (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files)
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Search and rescue teams are looking for an EgyptAir plane that disappeared from radar en route to Cairo from Paris, the Egyptian national carrier said on Thursday.

The plane was 10 miles (16 km) inside Egyptian airspace when contact was lost, EygptAir said on Twitter. It said in later Tweets that the plane was an Airbus A320 and that its last known position was above the Mediterranean Sea.

National carrier EgyptAir said on Thursday,May 19, 2016, a flight from Paris to Cairo had disappeared from radar before entering Egyptian airspace.

The airline's media centre also said the Egyptian authorities have been alerted.

 

 

The EgyptAir Flight no MS804, which departed Paris at 23:09 (CEST), for Cairo.

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