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What Happened to the EgyptAir Flight From Paris to Cairo?

Everything You Need to Know About the Missing EgyptAir Flight

Update: An EgyptAir representative told CNN that the found debris is not from flight MS804 as had previously been stated. "We stand corrected on finding the wreckage because what we identified is not a part of our plane. So the search and rescue is still going on," said Vice Chairman Ahmed Adel.

Original story: Debris from an EgyptAir plane carrying 66 people that disappeared from radar on Wednesday has been found, according to the airline. Here are all the details we know so far.

  • Flight MS804, which was on its way from Paris to Cairo, Egypt, crashed into the Mediterranean, and wreckage has been found near the Greek island of Karpathos.
  • Greek officials said the plane plunged into the Mediterranean after making two sharp turns.
  • Eyptian authorities believe terrorism is more likely to blame than a technical failure, according to The Guardian.
  • Sixty-six people were on board, including 55 passengers and 10 crew members.
  • The plane disappeared within 10 miles of Egyptian airspace.
  • Most of the passengers were Egyptian.
  • The airline has notified family members of those on board and is providing them with services.

We will update this story as we have more information.

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