1st Images of EgyptAir Wreckage Released (+Photos, Video)
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Egyptian army on Saturday released the first photos of the EgyptAir wreckage, which crashed in the southern Mediterranean.
The Egyptian army has released pictures on Facebook of the wreckage of Flights MS804 and passengers’ belongings found in the southern Mediterranean.
The blue panel of the plane, with “EgyptAir” markings, is clearly visible in the pictures, as well as the yellow life jackets.
EgyptAir Flight MS804 took off from Paris’s Charles de Gaulle Airport late at night on Wednesday with 66 passengers and crew aboard, bound for Cairo, and disappeared from radar early on Thursday in Egypt's airspace, Russia Today reported.
A third day of search efforts is going on in the Mediterranean. The operation involves the Egyptian, French, Greek and US navies, mostly covering the southern part of the Mediterranean as a possible crash area.
On Friday, Egypt’s Civil Aviation Ministry said that the Egyptian search mission found human remains and belongings of the passengers, hours after the first debris were spotted 290km north of Alexandria, Egypt.