MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The Egyptian investigation committee has confirmed that a signal from a possible recorder from the MS804 EgyptAir flight, which crashed with 66 people on board, was received from the floor of the Mediterranean Sea.
"Signals from the seabed in the search area [in the Mediterranean Sea]… is likely to be from a recorder, " the investigation committee said in a statement.
On May 19, The EgyptAir Airbus A320 plane disappeared from radar screens over the Mediterranean Sea, 10 miles into Egyptian airspace. The plane was headed from Paris to Cairo.
The investigation committee notes that the involved sides are currently increasing the search efforts in the area of the disaster.
On May 19, EgyptAir Airbus A320, flying en route from Paris to Cairo, disappeared from radar screens over the Mediterranean Sea, 10 miles into Egyptian airspace. There were 56 passengers and 10 crew members on board.
Egyptian Minister of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathi has confirmed that some debris from the plane and remains have been recovered. The search operation is still underway and involves the naval and air forces of Egypt, France, Greece and the United States.