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Traces of explosives found on bodies from Egyptair crash

Traces of explosive substances have been found on some of the human remains retrieved after an Egyptair plane crashed earlier this year, investigators said Thursday.

Black box of crashed Egyptair plane suggests fire on board

Data downloaded from one black box of the Egyptair plane which crashed in the Mediterranean Sea in May suggested a fire had occurred on board, investigators said on Saturday.

Memory chips of crashed Egyptair jet intact, investigators say

The memory chips of the second black box on the Egyptair plane that plunged into the Mediterranean Sea in May are intact, investigators said on Saturday, a step that could help determine the cause of the crash.

Egyptair black box parts sent to Paris for repair

Parts of the black boxes from the Egyptair Paris-Cairo flight that crashed in the Mediterranean last month have been sent to France for repairs, Egyptian authorities said on Monday.

Crashed Egyptair plane's black boxes badly damaged, sources say

The black boxes recovered from the wreckage of an Egyptair plane that crashed in the Mediterranean a month ago are badly damaged, meaning that extracting data will take considerable time, sources in the investigation committee said on Sunday.

Investigators receive black boxes of Egyptair flight

The Egypt-led committee investigating the case of the Egyptair passenger jet that had crashed in the Mediterranean Sea earlier this month said Friday it had received the plane's two black boxes from the general prosecution.

Second black box of crashed Egyptair flight found

The flight data recorder of the Egyptair passenger jet that crashed last month has been found and recovered from the Mediterranean Sea, a day after the cockpit voice recorder had been retrieved, investigators said Friday.

Croats in DP survey vessel crew help find EgyptAir plane 'black box'

The flight recorder from the EgyptAir plane that went missing over the Mediterranean on 19 May was recovered from the sea on Thursday, and the Croatian crew of the John Lethbridge, a DP survey vessel, participated in finding the "black box".

Second black box of crashed Egyptair flight found, investigators say

The flight data recorder of the Egyptair passenger jet that crashed last month has been found and recovered from the Mediterranean Sea, investigators said Friday.

Search crew identifies site of downed EgyptAir flight black box

Search crew members have identified the location of one of two black boxes that were on board EgyptAir flight MS804 when it crashed in the Mediterranean last month and killed all 66 people on board, investigative officials told dpa Thursday.

EgyptAir plane wreckage found in several locations, investigators say

Wreckage of an EgyptAir Paris-Cairo flight that crashed in the Mediterranean last month killing all 66 people on board has been found in "several main locations," the Egyptian-led investigation committee said on Wednesday.

Egyptair flight resumes after bomb hoax forces Uzbekistan landing

An Egyptair plane en route from Cairo to Beijing made an emergency landing in Uzbekistan Wednesday following a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax, the state-run airline said.

French ship detects deep sea signals from Egyptair crash black box

A French ship has detected signals presumed to have come from a black box of the Egyptair plane that crashed last month in the Mediterranean Sea, investigators said on Wednesday.

French aviation authority confirms signal detected was from black box

A signal detected during the search for remains of the Egyptair flight that was lost en route from Paris to Cairo is from one of two black boxes, a spokesman for French aviation authority BEA says.

Deep sea signals believed to be from Egyptair black box detected

Signals likely emanating from a black box that was on Egyptair MS804 before it crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month have been detected, investigators said on Wednesday.

Egypt hires foreign companies to locate black boxes of flight MS804

Egypt hired two foreign companies on Wednesday to help locate the black boxes of Egyptair flight MS804, as the search for debris and human remains continued in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

Officials: human remains point to blast on Egyptair flight MS804

Initial forensic analysis of passengers' remains points to an explosion on Egyptair flight MS804, which crashed last week, sources in the Egyptian-led investigation committee said on Tuesday.

Egypt uses submarine in search for crashed jet's black boxes

An Egyptian submarine is backing up search efforts for the black boxes of an EgyptAir plane that crashed three days ago with 66 people on board, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi said on Sunday.

Smoke reported on Egyptair flight prior to crash

Smoke was detected on the doomed Egyptair plane shortly before it crashed over the Mediterranean Sea, the French air accident investigation agency BEA said on Saturday.

Body parts and airline debris retrieved from Egyptair plane crash

Body parts, luggage and airline debris have been retrieved from the Egyptair passenger jet that crashed into the eastern Mediterranean Sea while carrying 66 people, authorities said Friday.

Human remains and airline debris spotted in hunt for Egyptair plane

Human remains, luggage and airline debris have been found in the hunt for the Egyptair passenger jet that crashed into the eastern Mediterranean Sea while carrying 66 people, authorities said Friday.

Egypt: Wreckage and victims' belongings from missing plane found

Wreckage and passengers' belongings from the missing Egyptair plane have been found by Egyptian aircraft and ships 290 kilometres north of the coastal city of Alexandria, the country's military said Friday on its official Facebook page.

Egyptian military says wreckage of missing plane found

Wreckage from the missing Egyptair plane has been found 290 kilometres north of the Mediterranean Sea city of Alexandria, the Egyptian army says on its official Facebook page.

French investigators arrive in Egypt to aid search for missing jet

Three French aviation accident investigators and an Airbus technical expert arrived in Cairo on Friday to join an Egypt-led probe into the disappearance of an Egyptair jet with 66 people on board the day before.

Airline now says debris found in sea is not from its plane

EgyptAir has corrected its earlier assessment of debris found in the Mediterranean Sea, telling CNN that it is not from the crash of the Airbus A320.

Egyptair jet crashes with 66 on board; likely wreckage found

"But there is no confirmation yet whether the found materials belong to the missing flight," he said, adding that coordination was under way with the Greek authorities to identify them.

Egyptair: Wreckage of plane found off Greece

The wreckage of Egyptair flight MS804 that had disappeared from radar Thursday on a journey from Paris to Cairo has been found off Greece near the island of Karpathos, the airline and Egyptian Foreign Ministry said.

Egyptair jet crashes with 66 aboard amid terror suspicion

An Egyptair plane crashed Thursday in the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people on board amid suspicions that a terrorist act was involved.

Egypt: Terrorism is not ruled out in crash of Egyptair plane

A terrorist act or a technical failure cannot be ruled out in the crash of Egyptair Flight MS804, Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy says,

Missing Egyptair plane with 66 people on board crashed, Hollande says

A Egyptair passenger plane carrying 66 people that went missing Thursday over the Mediterranean while en route from Paris to Cairo crashed, French President Francois Hollande said.

NATO "ready to help" with missing Egyptair jet if needed

NATO is willing to help authorities as they work to track down an Egyptair plane that went missing over the Mediterranean Sea while travelling from Paris to Cairo, the chief of the military alliance says.

Search under way in Mediterranean for Egyptair jet with 66 on board

Egypt and Greece were searching Thursday for an Egyptair plane that went missing while travelling from Paris to Cairo with 66 people on board, authorities said.