Missing EgyptAir flight raises terrorism concerns

66 people were on board flight from Paris to Cairo

19th May, 2016
Relatives of the missing EgyptAir passengers arrive at Cairo Airport. Pic: courtesy rte.ie

An EgyptAir Airbus A320 jet en route fromParis to Cairo with 66 people on board disappeared in an overnight flight over the Mediterranean Sea, raising concerns of a deliberate act or mechanical failure.

“It is our duty to know everything about the causes,” French President Francois Hollande told a press conference this afternoon, the first official to say the missing plane had crashed. “As soon as we know the truth, we’ll have to draw all conclusions,...

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