Officials: Plane Seats, Suitcases Found In Search For Missing EgyptAir Flight

Bouy Etienne/Sipa USA

CAIRO (AP) — Greece’s defense minister says Greek authorities have received notification that Egyptian authorities had spotted a body part, two seats and suitcases during their search in the Mediterranean Sea for the crashed EgyptAir Flight 804.

Minister Panos Kammenos says Friday that the items were found in the search area slightly to the south of where the aircraft had vanished from radar signals early Thursday.

He said the location was slightly north of where some debris had been found on Thursday afternoon but authorities had been unable to identify that as having come from the missing aircraft.

The Airbus A320 was carrying 66 passengers and crew from Paris to Cairo when it disappeared.

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