Egypt says it has found plane wreckage

FILE -- This August 21, 2015 file photo shows an EgyptAir Airbus A320 with the registration SU-GCC taking off from Vienna International Airport, Austria. Egypt's Civil Aviation Ministry said Wednesday, June 1, 2016 that a French ship has picked up signals from deep under Mediterranean Sea, presumed to be from black boxes of the EgyptAir Airbus A320 with the registration SU-GCC that crashed last month, killing all 66 passengers and crew on board. (AP Photo/Thomas Ranner, File)

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

The committee said in a statement late Wednesday that a vessel contracted by the Egyptian government to join the search efforts for the data recorders and the wreckage of the doomed A320 ” had identified several main locations of the wreckage, accordingly the first images of the wreckage were provided to the investigation committee.”

Based on the wreckage locations; The search team and investigators onboard of the vessel will draw a map for the wreckage distribution spots, it added

The plane disappeared from radar en route to Cairo from Paris. No group has claimed an attack. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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