Debris from missing EgyptAir flight found

Cairo, May 20 (IANS) Egyptian armed forces on Friday said they found debris from an EgyptAir plane carrying 66 people from Paris to Cairo that disappeared over the Mediterranean the previous day, CNN reported.

According to Egyptian military spokesman Brigadier General Mohammad Samir, passenger belongings and parts of Flight MS804 were found 290 km north of the coastal city of Alexandria.

The plane left Paris at 11.09 on Wednesday night and was scheduled to arrive in the Egyptian capital soon at 3.15 a.m on Thursday. It disappeared from the radar screens at 2.30 a.m.

On board the plane were 56 passengers, seven crew members and three security personnel.

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