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CAIRO, May 19./TASS/. EgyptAir carrier’s A320 airliner that disappeared from radar screens overnight to Thursday was carrying 58 passengers and ten crew, Al-Yaum as-Sabia online portal reported.
The MS804 flight took off from Cairo at 23:09 local time, heading to Paris. Some reports said the last time the pilots established radio contact while flying over Athens, other reports say - over Turkey.
The plane was to have landed more than an hour-and-a-half ago, or to have burned all fuel if staying in mid-air. Some reports said that prior to losing contact the crew reported smoke from under the cockpit.
Sky News Arabia also reported that an AgyptAir airliner had disappeared from radar screens en route from Paris to Cairo.