Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

FILE - In this May 19, 2016 file photo, an Egypt and EgyptAir flags are seen over Egyptair in-flight service building. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File)

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board.

The committee said in a statement late Wednesday that a vessel contracted by the Egyptian government to join the search efforts for the data recorders and the wreckage of the doomed A320 ” had identified several main locations of the wreckage, accordingly the first images of the wreckage were provided to the investigation committee.”

Based on the wreckage locations; The search team and investigators onboard of the vessel will draw a map for the wreckage distribution spots, it added

The plane disappeared from radar en route to Cairo from Paris. No group has claimed an attack.

 

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