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Egypt begins handing over MS804 crash victims' remains

Egypt begins handing over MS804 crash victims' remains

EgyptAir said today it had begun "overseeing the handover of the remains of the MS804 plane crew members" to their families.

EgyptAir black box data downloaded; evidence suggests fire on board

EgyptAir black box data downloaded; evidence suggests fire on board

EgyptAir Flight MS804 plunged into the eastern Mediterranean Sea en route from Paris to Cairo on May 19, killing all 66 people on board. 

EgyptAir black box confirms smoke on board: Probe

Data from one of the black boxes of a crashed EgyptAir plane showed smoke alarms had sounded on board, while soot was found on the wreckage, an Egyptian-led investigative committee said Wednesday.

Investigators successfully download EgyptAir flight data

Investigators have successfully downloaded data from crashed EgyptAir flight MS804`s Flight Data Recorder and are validating over 1,200 parameters before the analysis process, Egypt`s investigation committee said on Wednesday.

EgyptAir black box flight recorder has been repaired: Commission

A black box flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane that plunged into the Mediterranean last month has been repaired, Egypt`s investigation commission said Tuesday, prompting hopes it could provide clues on why the aircraft went down.

Crashed EgyptAir black boxes to go to France for repairs

Investigators hope the recorders will reveal the cause of the May 19 crash of flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo, in which 66 people were killed.

2nd black box of crashed EgyptAir plane found

Yesterday, the cockpit voice recorder for EgyptAir Flight 804 was found in a damaged condition.

EgyptAir black box search zone narrowed after signal detected: Source

EgyptAir black box search zone narrowed after signal detected: Source

The search zone for the crashed EgyptAir jet has been narrowed to 2 km (1.24 miles) from 5 km after a vessel picked up a signal from one of the black boxes, an Egyptian source on the investigation committee said on Thursday.

No new signal from EgyptAir jet since day of crash as search intensifies

No new radio signal has been received from an EgyptAir jet since the day it crashed in the Mediterranean last week, sources close to the investigation said on Friday. 

No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff: Sources

No sign of EgyptAir plane technical problems before takeoff: Sources

The EgyptAir jet that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, sources within the Egyptian investigation committee said late on Tuesday.

EgyptAir 804 human remains suggest blast: Forensic official

EgyptAir 804 human remains suggest blast: Forensic official

A senior Egyptian forensics official says human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft.

French investigators say smoke reported on EgyptAir jet before crash

French investigators say smoke reported on EgyptAir jet before crash

One aviation source said that a fire on board would likely have generated multiple warning signals, while a sudden explosion may not have generated any.

'Smoke detected' inside cabin before EgyptAir crash: Reports

'Smoke detected' inside cabin before EgyptAir crash: Reports

The discovery of the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight MS804 near Alexandria came as the Navy continued to sweep the area.

Body part, seats, luggage found in EgyptAir search: Greek minister

Body part, seats, luggage found in EgyptAir search: Greek minister

A body part, seats and one or more items of luggage were found Friday by crews searching for the wreckage of an EgyptAir passenger jet that crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday, Greece`s defence minister said.

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane spotted in Mediterranean

Wreckage of EgyptAir plane spotted in Mediterranean

The Egyptian military said on Friday it had found parts of debris from the missing EgyptAir plane 290 kilometers north of the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria.

`Absolutely no indication` what caused EgyptAir crash: French minister

French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said Friday there was "absolutely no indication" what had caused the crash of an EgyptAir flight, despite Egyptian authorities saying terrorism was the most likely cause.

EgyptAir plane crash: Egypt hints at possible terrorist attack, air-sea search intensifies

EgyptAir plane crash: Egypt hints at possible terrorist attack, air-sea search intensifies

Egypt`s aviation minister said that it was too soon to say why an EgyptAir plane flying from Paris to Cairo had vanished from radar screens.

EgyptAir flight with 66 passengers crashes, debris found off Greek island​

EgyptAir flight with 66 passengers crashes, debris found off Greek island​

Greek Defence Minister Panos Kammenos said the plane fell 22,000 feet and swerved sharply in Egyptian airspace before it disappeared from radar screens, Greece`s defence minister said.

Thirty Egyptians, 15 French among passengers on missing EgyptAir plane

Thirty Egyptians, 15 French among passengers on missing EgyptAir plane

Egypt`s Aviation Ministry said 30 Egyptians, 15 French, one Briton and a Belgian were among the 66 people on board an EgyptAir flight that went missing en route from Paris to Cairo on Thursday.

EgyptAir flight which went missing 'crashed': French President Francois Hollande

EgyptAir flight which went missing 'crashed': French President Francois Hollande

Flight MS804, operated by a Boeing 737, had departed Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 23:09 (CEST).