Flight MS804 missing after loss of radar contact

Our member airline EGYPTAIR confirmed this morning that flight #MS804, an Airbus A320 traveling from Paris to Cairo with 56 passengers and 10 crew on board, lost contact with radar above the Mediterranean Sea. The last known position of the aircraft was about 280 kilometres from the Egyptian coast. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of crew and passengers as we wait for news.

EGYPTAIR is following up with the concerned authorities and will issue any additional information once available. EGYPTAIR has also established a family assistance centre in Cairo where the airline is providing support to the passengers' family members.

Friends and family members seeking further information from EGYPTAIR can call 080077770000 from any landline in Egypt or +202 25989320 from any mobile phone or from outside Egypt. www.egyptair.com