EgyptAir has confirmed that Flight MS804, carrying at least 56 passengers and 10 crew members from Paris to Cairo, has disappeared.
EGYPTAIR has contacted the concerned authorities and bodies and inspection is underway through the rescue teams.— EGYPTAIR (@EGYPTAIR) May 19, 2016
According to EgyptAir, the plane took off from Paris’ Charles De Gaulle Airport shortly after 11 p.m. local time. Officials say they lost contact with the flight at around 2:45 a.m. Cairo time.
Flightradar24's tracking service shows the plane disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean Sea some 30 to 40 miles north of the Egyptian coast. According to EgyptAir, the plane was flying at 37,000 feet when it disappeared.
This post will be updated as more information becomes available.