AnEgyptAir plane flying from Paris to Cairo with 59 passengers and 10 crew on board has disappeared from radars, the airline has tweeted.
“An informed source at EGYPTAIR stated that Flight no. MS804 which departed Paris at 23:09 (CEST) heading to Cairo has disappeared from radar,” it said on Thursday.
The aircraft was flying at 37,000 feet (11,300 miles) when it went missing over the eastern Mediterranean, 80 miles from the Egyptian airspace.
An official said the plane lost contact with radar at 02:45 Cairo time (00:45 GMT).