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Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

AP
Published : Jun 16, 2016, 9:20 am IST
Updated : Jun 16, 2016, 9:20 am IST

The investigating committee has identified several main locations of the wreckage.

 Egyptian journalist holds candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during  candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight
  Egyptian journalist holds candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight

The investigating committee has identified several main locations of the wreckage.

Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board.

The committee said in a statement late Wednesday that a vessel contracted by the Egyptian government to join the search efforts for the data recorders and the wreckage of the doomed A320 " had identified several main locations of the wreckage, accordingly the first images of the wreckage were provided to the investigation committee."

Based on the wreckage locations; The search team and investigators onboard of the vessel will draw a map for the wreckage distribution spots, it added The plane disappeared from radar en route to Cairo from Paris. No group has claimed an attack.

Location: Egypt, Kairo, Cairo