Egyptair plane that left Paris for Cairo 'did not land' -French official

by Reuters
Thursday, 19 May 2016 05:05 GMT

PARIS, May 19 (Reuters) - An Egyptair plane reported missing after leaving Paris for Cairo never landed, a French airport official said on Thursday.

Referring to flight MS804 reported missing by the Egyptian airline, the French official, asking not to be identified by name, said: "It did not land. That is all we can say for the moment."

Officials at France's foreign ministry were looking into the matter but had no immediate information to report when contacted. (Reporting by Brian Love; Editing by James Regan)

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