CAIRO (WLS) --An Egypt Air jet that took off from Paris and was on its way to Cairo has disappeared from the radar, according to the airline.
In a tweet, Egypt Air said flight MS804 went missing from radar while en route. It is carrying 59 passengers and 10 crew members.
An informed source at EGYPTAIR stated that Flight no MS804,which departed Paris at 23:09 (CEST),heading to Cairo has disappeared from radar.— EGYPTAIR (@EGYPTAIR) May 19, 2016
Egypt Air cited an official source saying the airline lost contact with the flight at 2:45 a.m. Cairo time. According to the airline, the plane was on the rise and disappeared before entering Egyptian airspace by 80 miles, or 10 minutes.