EgyptAir Plane Has 'Disappeared From Radar'

Publish Date
Thursday, 19 May 2016, 3:45PM
Photo / iStock

Photo / iStock

Airline EgyptAir is reporting a plane heading to Cairo from Paris has disappeared.

"An informed source at EGYPTAIR stated that Flight no MS804,which departed Paris at 23:09 (CEST), heading to Cairo has disappeared from radar," the airline has tweeted.

3:37pm: CNN correspondent Mary Schiavo said the flight was not on a high air traffic flight path at the time. There did not appear to have been severe weather in the area, and the route did not go over conflict areas.

The flight is carrying 59 passengers and 10 crew members

The flight time is normally around 3 hours and 45 minutes - the plane departed Paris around six hours ago.

The flight left Paris at 11.21pm Paris time and was expected to arrive in Cairo at 2.55am.

EgyptAir says flight MS804 lost contact with radar at 02:45 Cairo time.

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