French investigators: EgyptAir MS804 crash an accident

2017-05-06 16:08

No traces of explosives were found on the remains of French victims aboard an EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May 2016, a source close to the French investigation says.

Egypt: need more time to reach conclusions on plane crash

2016-07-06 07:36

Experts investigating the EgyptAir plane crash need more time to analyse and match the information gathered before they can reach "very basic conclusions," the investigative committee said.

More EgyptAir crash remains recovered from Mediterranean

2016-07-04 07:20

Search teams have recovered more human remains from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean in May, the Egyptian-led investigative committee said.

EgyptAir black box confirms smoke on board - probe

2016-06-29 22:20

Data from one of the black boxes of a crashed EgyptAir plane showed smoke alarms had sounded on board, while soot was found on the wreckage, an Egyptian-led investigative committee says.

France: No evidence EgyptAir crash terror-related

2016-06-27 21:12

French authorities have opened a manslaughter inquiry into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.

Hijacker says saw killed Italian student in Egypt prison

2016-06-23 23:15

An Egyptian hijacker who's fighting his extradition, says Egypt's military-backed government "must have tortured a murdered" an Italian doctoral student who he claims he saw being interrogated in a Cairo prison.

Ex-wife in Cyprus denies EgyptAir hijacker's activist claim

2016-06-18 07:20

The Cypriot ex-wife of an Egyptian who hijacked a plane to Cyprus and is fighting extradition, has denied his claims of being a political activist and portrayed him as a common criminal.

Second black box recovered from EgyptAir crash site

2016-06-17 15:05

Search teams have recovered the second flight recorder of an EgyptAir plane from the bottom of the Mediterranean that could prove vital in establishing the cause of the crash.

Deep-sea robot to join search for Egyptair wreck

2016-06-09 17:18

A research vessel with an underwater robot is set to begin searching the Mediterranean for the wreck of the EgyptAir plane that crashed last month.

EgyptAir black boxes: Tense wait for investigators

2016-05-29 15:56

Investigators into EgyptAir's plane crash need at least 12 days to recover its black boxes as they await a ship that can retrieve them from the bottom of the Mediterranean, investigation sources say.


Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair - Report

2016-07-23 10:11

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, a newspaper reports.

EgyptAir crash investigators: Pilots tried to put out fire

2016-07-05 19:23

Egyptian investigators say audio from the cockpit voice recorder of the EgyptAir flight that crashed in May, shows that the pilots tried to put out a fire on board.

Voice recording from EgyptAir crash intact

2016-07-02 18:11

Egyptian investigators say they will be able to access the cockpit voice recordings of the EgyptAir flight that crashed in May despite damage to the black box.

France returns fixed EgyptAir black box to Cairo

2016-06-28 20:12

France's BEA air safety agency has fixed and sent back to Cairo the data file from one of the black boxes from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month.

EgyptAir crash: Black boxes arrive in Paris

2016-06-27 17:27

Egyptian investigators say the black boxes from a passenger plane that crashed last month have arrived in Paris, where technicians will attempt to repair them.

Families of EgyptAir crash victims to get compensation

2016-06-20 21:33

EgyptAir says advance compensation payments of $25 000 will be offered to families of the 66 people killed when one of its planes crashed into the Mediterranean last month.

EgyptAir black boxes badly damaged

2016-06-17 22:43

The voice and data recorders from the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean nearly a month ago are "extensively damaged" and will need repairs before they can be analysed, an airline official says.

Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

2016-06-15 22:29

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

'Hijacker won't get fair trial', Cairo court hears

2016-06-03 18:36

A lawyer for a hijacker fighting extradition from Cyprus to Egypt has questioned the legitimacy of the government in Cairo.

Beacon from Egypt crash detected

2016-05-27 11:38

The chief investigator in the EgyptAir plane crash says search teams in the Mediterranean Sea have picked up a beacon believed to be from the doomed aircraft.

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