An EgyptAir plane flying from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers on board vanished and most likely crashed over the Mediterranean Sea on Thursday, according to French President François Hollande. The aircraft reportedly made several rapid turns before it went off the radar. The plane had just flown into Egyptian airspace before it made a 90-degree left turn and went missing. Most of the passengers on board were from France and Egypt. There were 10 crew members and 56 passengers on the plane, including young children. Search crews are still scouring the sea to see if there are any survivors. The cause of the crash remains unknown. Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail said that speculations about mechanical issues with the aircraft or terrorism are too early to determine. EgyptAir made headlines two months ago when a man boarded and hijacked a plane claiming that he was wearing a vest with explosives. Read more.
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