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Pieces of the Egyptair plane discovered

Egyptian Armed Forces have announced that pieces of the wreckage of the
Egyptair plane which disappeared yesterday have been found. According to
spokesperson, Brigadier General Mohamed
Samir: “€œon Friday military aircraft and the Egyptian Navy found wreckage of the airplane and passenger
items in the area north of Alexandria, 295 km”€ from the coast. Human remains,
two seats and luggage were found in the sea where the search continues. A
telegram, signed by Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, was sent by the
Pope to the President of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al Sisi. The commission created to
investigate the cause of the crash “€œwill go immediately to the site to examine
the wreckage and the two black boxes upon their detection”€, according to
airport sources in Cairo. The commission is led by Ayman El Mokadem, head of
the investigative commission for the Ministry for Civil Aviation who also led
the investigation of the Russian charter which
exploded in Sinai in October. These experts “will hold meetings with
French investigators of Airbus”€. The creation of the Committee was announced
yesterday by the Office of the President of Egypt.

experts of the Frances investigative agency BEA and an Airbus technician
arrived this morning in Cairo to assist the team already on the group in Egypt.
The head of diplomacy announced that tomorrow he will receive the victims
families at the Quai d”€™Orsay.


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