Remains of Victims of EgyptAir MS804 are Recovered
July 4 , 2016
Remains of Victims of EgyptAir MS804 are Recovered
July 4, 2016: The bodies of all the victims, who died in the crash of EgyptAir MS804 in May, have been recovered by Mauritian-based ship John Lethbridge. The ship is now sailing to Alexandria in Egypt, but it will return to check if more remains are there in the crash site. The reason of the crash of the plane is not known yet.
Smoke on Board Confirmed by Flight MS804
June 30, 2016: The black box recording from flight MS804, which plunged into Mediterranean Sea on May 19, confirmed smoke on board. The flight was heading to Cairo from Paris, when the mishap killed 66 people on board. The black boxes have been recovered from the depth of around 3,000 m in the sea. The second black box is still being repaired. The automated electronic messages shown that minutes before the plane vanished, the smoke detectors went off in one toilet, and even in the avionic area under the cockpit.
Wreckage of EgyptAir flight found:
June 16, 2016: Wreckage of the EgyptAir flight has been found, said Egyptian investigators. Flight MS804, which was en route from Paris to Cairo and had 66 people on board, went missing over the Mediterranean in May 2016. According to media reports, a statement said that several main locations of the debris have been identified.
EgyptAir crash: French ship detects signals
June 1, 2016: Egypt has said that a French ship has detected signals that seem to have come from the EgyptAir plane. The plane, which had 66 people onboard, had crashed on May 19 while it was heading to Cairo from Paris. Media reports quoted investigators as saying that the signals were detected in the Mediterranean Sea from the seabed of the search area. So far, the French authorities have made no comment about the findings.
EgyptAir crash: Egyptian officials say aircraft did not change its direction:
May 24, 2016: Egyptian officials have said that the EgyptAir flight, which crashed in the Mediterranean and had 66 people onboard, did not swerve and change its direction before it vanished. As per reports, the Airbus A320 was heading from Paris to Cairo when it disappeared from the radar on Thursday. The defense minister of Greece said that the aircraft turned 90 degrees to the left and then did a 360-degree turn towards the right before falling. However, the Egyptian officials have said that the aircraft showed no unusual movement.
EgyptAir crash: Flight MS804 debris found
May 20, 2016: The military of Egypt and EgyptAir have said that the debris from the Flight MS804 has been recovered in the Mediterranean. Media reports quoted a spokesman of Egypt’s army as saying that the wreckage and belongings of the passengers were found around 180 miles from Alexandria.
EgyptAir says debris is not of the missing aircraft:
May 20, 2016: EgyptAir had earlier stated that wreckage belonging to MS804 had been spotted in the Mediterranean. However, the airline has denied its earlier statement. Media reports quoted Vice president of the airline, Ahmed Adel, as saying that the debris is not our aircraft. Meanwhile, the Egyptian navy, army and air force with the support of the US, France, Greece and Britain are searching the sea to the north of Egypt’s coast.
Missing EgyptAir plane has crashed, confirms French President:
May 19, 2016: French President Francois Hollande has confirmed the EgyptAir flight MS804, flying from Paris to Cairo, has crashed. A major search operation is underway in seas south of the Greek Island of Karpathos with the Greek and Egyptian armed forces putting in their best efforts to find the aircraft. Meanwhile, France has also offered to send planes and boats for spotting the Egyptian plane.
Air and sea search operation begins for missing EgyptAir flight 804:
With Greece joining in the search and rescue operation for the EgyptAir flight, two aircraft; one C-130 and an early warning aircraft have been dispatched. Navy rescue boats from the Egyptian Armed Forces are being used to search for EgyptAir flight which disappeared from radar with 66 people on board. The Airbus A320 was flying at 37,000 feet when it disappeared shortly after making its way into the Egyptian airspace.
Airline confirms receiving a distress call from EgyptAir:
According to a statement released by the airline, a distress call was received from EgyptAir flight 804 at 4:26 a.m. local time, approximately two hours after the plane disappeared from radar. France has extended support to Egypt on investigation of the plane’s disappearance, provided Egypt wants it.
EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar:
An EgyptAir flight that was heading from Paris to Cairo has gone missing. As per reports, Flight MS804, which had 69 people on board, disappeared from the radar late on Wednesday. The plane left the Charles de Gaulle Airport at 11.09 pm and vanished some 80 miles before it entered Egyptian airspace. Search operations are currently underway over the Mediterranean Sea.
Flight Route - EGYPTAIR stated that Flight No. MS804, which departed Paris at 23:09 (CEST), heading to Cairo.
The company has provided free contact numbers for loved ones: 080077770000 from any landline in Egypt and + 202 25989320 outside Egypt or any mobile in Egypt.
EgyptAir has published a list of the 56 passengers on board by nationality: