Greece Defence Minister Confirms Disappeared EgyptAir Flight Plunges Into SeaAfrica, Featured, Latest News, World News Thursday, May 19th, 2016
BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – Greece Defence Minister, Panos Kammenos has confirmed that the EgyptAir flight MS804 eralier declared missing, traveling from Paris to Cairo plunged into the Mediterranean Sea, after making two sharp turns.
Kammenos said the Airbus A320 turned 90 degrees left and 360-degree to the right, after which the sad incident occurred.
The Minister added the flight with 66 on board after, dropped more than 25,000ft (7,620m) before disappearing from radar.
However, Egypt’s Civil Aviation Minister has suspected a terror attack, positing that the possibility is stronger than technical failure.
Update reports indicate that search teams have sighted debris from the airbus.
The search teams in the south of the Greek island of Karpathos involve Greek and Egyptian naval forces.
According to EgyptAir, there were seven crew members and three security personnel. The passengers included: 30 Egyptians; 15 French citizens 2 Iraqis; 1, each from Britain, Canada, Belgium, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Sudan, Chad and Portugal
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