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EgyptAir Flight Disappears From Radar With 66 Onboard

An EgyptAir flight en route to Cairo from Paris disappeared from radar shortly after entering Egyptian airpsace, the airline said in a series of tweets Wednesday night.

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According to the airline, 56 passengers, 3 EgyptAir security personnel and 7 crew members were onboard the aircraft, an Airbus A320. Of the 56 passengers, there was one child and two infants, the airline said.

An informed source at EGYPTAIR stated that Flight no MS804,which departed Paris at 23:09 (CEST),heading to Cairo has disappeared from radar.

An informed source at EGYPTAIR declared that its flight number MS804 had 56 passengers on board.

EgyptAir flight 804 left Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport at 11:09 p.m. It lost contact with the radar tracking system at 2:45 a.m. at 37,000 feet, after entering Egyptian airspace. (Both France and Egypt are in the same time zone.)

Rescue teams have been deployed, the airline said.

An informed source at EGYPTAIR reported that EGYPTAIR Flight No MS 804 has lost communication with radar tracking system at 02:45 (CLT)

An informed source at EGYPTAIR reported that EGYPTAIR Flight No MS 804 has lost communication with radar tracking system at 02:45 (CLT)

EGYPTAIR A320 was at a height of 37.000ft, and disappeared after entering the Egyptian airspace with 10 miles.

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