EgyptAir flight missing with 66 on board, sea search finds nothing so far

CAIRO An EgyptAir jet carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean sea, Egypt's national airline said. French President Francois Hollande confirmed the aircraft "came down and is lost". 

 

.The Airbus A320 was flying at 37,000 feet when it disappeared.
• Greek controllers tried to reach the plane 10 miles before it left the country's airspace but received no response.
• The plane "swerved 90 degrees left and then 360 degrees to the right" before plunging into the Mediterranean, a Greek official says.
• The location of last contact was 173 miles (280 kilometers) from the Egyptian coast, the airline said.
• A distress signal was detected in the vicinity where the flight disappeared from radar 2 hours later, but it could have come from another vessel.
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