Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister on Missing plane: Terror Attack More Likely Than Technical Problem


Egypt's Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fethy tells reporters the EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo which dropped off radar screens was more likely brought down by a terror attack than by technical failure.

CAIRO (AP) — The latest news on EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo, carrying 66 people, which disappeared early Thursday (all times local):

A Greek military official says an Egyptian search plane has located two orange items believed to be from the missing EgyptAir flight.

The official says the items were found 230 miles (370 kilometers) south-southeast of the island of Crete but still within the Egyptian air traffic control area. One of the items was oblong, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity in accordance with regulations