Wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 found in Mediterranean, reports say

Wreckage-of-EgyptAir-Flight-804-found-in-Mediterranean-reports-say.  CAIRO,  Nearly a month after it crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, the wreckage from EgyptAir Flight 804 was found by investigators Wednesday, news reports said.

People line up to speak to a ground hostess at the EgyptAir counter in the departure hall of Roissy-Charles de Gaulle’s airport, on the outskirts of Paris, on May 19, 2016. Authorities reportedly said Wednesday that investigators had located the jet’s wreckage in the Mediterranean. Photo by Eco Clement/UPI | License Photo

The plane disappeared on May 19 with 66 passengers and crew on board, while flying from Paris to Cairo. The remains of the Airbus 320, including the critical “black boxes,” had been missing for weeks.

Authorities reportedly said Wednesday that main sections of the jetliner have been located in the Mediterranean, but the exact coordinates weren’t immediately reported.

By Doug G. Ware