Experts Say EgyptAir Flight Fragments Found in Mediterranean

Wreckage of EgyptAir Flight MS804 which disappeared from radars half an hour earlier than its scheduled touchdown in Cairo final month killing 66 folks on board appears to have been recognized within the Mediterranean Sea by a survey vessel, Egypt’s investigators stated on Wednesday.

Deep sea vessel the John Lethbridge has been scouring the ocean mattress at depths of as much as 3,000m for particles and flight knowledge recorders. The Egyptian investigation committee stated it “had recognized a number of most important areas of the wreckage”, with some fragments discovered between Crete and north of Alexandria.

Investigators stated the subsequent step will probably be to attract up a map exhibiting the wreckage location whereas persevering with to seek for the deadly flight’s knowledge and cockpit voice recorders. The reason for the crash nonetheless stays a thriller with authorities not ruling out terrorism, human or technical error.

The search has so far produced physique components, baggage, life vests, private objects and particles within the Mediterranean Sea, and two weeks in the past, French ship the Laplace detected alerts.