egypt plane crash

EgyptAir Black Box Search Zone Narrowed After Signal Detected

By Lin Noueihed and Richard Lough CAIRO/PARIS, June 2 – Search teams zeroed in on the wreckage of EgyptAir flight MS804 on Thursday after a French vessel picked up a signal from one of the crashed jet’s black boxes. An Egyptian source on the investigation committee told Reuters the search zone for the crashed Airbus

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French Vessel Detects Signals Likely from EgyptAir Jet Black Box

CAIRO, June 1 – A French naval search vessel has picked up signals believed to originate from one of the black boxes of EgyptAir flight MS804 which crashed into the Mediterranean last month, the Egyptian investigation committee said on Wednesday. It said in a statement the search for the black boxes was intensifying ahead of

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Egypt’s Sisi Says Crash Investigation Will Take Time

CAIRO, May 22 – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday that an investigation into the cause of an EgyptAir plane crash could take a long time but the facts would be made public as soon as they were available. In his first public remarks on Thursday’s crash, which killed all 66 people on

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French Investigators Say Smoke Reported on EgyptAir Jet Before Crash

By Tim Hepher PARIS, May 21 – An EgyptAir jet sent a series of signals indicating that smoke had been detected on board before it crashed into the Mediterranean on Thursday, France’s air accident investigation agency said on Saturday. A spokesman for the BEA agency said the signals did not indicate what caused the smoke

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In The Eye Of The Storm

BY Safa Joudeh Over the past month, two separate attacks on on scores of tourists have taken place on Egyptian soil. The tragedies should have kicked off some serious soul-searching, and counter-terrorism tactics ought to have come under scrutiny. But the unexpected has happened. An accidental military airstrike on a convoy of Mexican tourists, and

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