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    EgyptAir MS804 Passenger Jet Disappears Over Mediterranean Sea (67)
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    There are no survivors in Egyptair plane crash in the Mediterranean, according to Egypt's civil aviation minister.

    "We found no survivors Anyone who spreads information about survivors or any other information concerning the plane are playing on the feelings of people," Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Sharif Fathi said at a meeting with relatives of the victims in a hotel near the Cairo airport.

    On Thursday, EgyptAir flight MS804 vanished off the radars. A number of countries, including Greece, France and Egypt, have been involved in the search operations.

    Earlier in the day, spokesman for the Egyptian Armed Forces Mohammad Samir confirmed to Sputnik that the wreckage of crashed EgyptAir flight MS804 had been located in the Mediterranean.

    The EgyptAir flight MS804 departed from the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France, at 23:09 GMT on Wednesday. The aircraft was heading for the Cairo International Airport. According to the airline, there were a total of 66 people on board the plane, including 56 passengers.

    EgyptAir MS804 Passenger Jet Disappears Over Mediterranean Sea (67)


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