Monday June 1, 2020

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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