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EgyptAir crash: Personal belongings,copses found floating at sea




The first confirmation that an EgyptAir flight with 69 people aboard plunged into the Mediterranean Sea has come to light after Egyptian navy found human remains, wreckage and the personal belongings of passengers floating on the sea.

“The Egyptian navy was able to retrieve more debris from the plane, some of the passengers’ belongings, human remains, and plane seats,” the Civil Aviation Ministry said in a statement.

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The navy was searching an area about 290 km (180 miles) north of Alexandria, just south of where the signal from the plane was lost when the wreckage of the plane was found.

Following the statement, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi offered condolences for those on board.

But the Egyptian navy are yet to come across the bulk of the wreckage, or of a location signal from the “black box” flight recorders that are likely to provide the best clues to the cause of the crash.

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