EgyptAir plane wreckage found, military says

Cairo: Egyptian forces found wreckage from the unlucky Egyptian flight flight that crashed in the Mediterranean with 66 people aboard, the military said.Parts of the aircraft and passenger belongings were discovered Friday near the coastal city of Alexandria, the Egyptian military said in a statement.”The searching, sweeping and the retrieval process is underway,” military spokesman Brig. Gen. Mohammad Samir said. The plane was carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew members when it left Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport for Cairo late Wednesday night.It disappeared from radar early Thursday as it flew to Cairo — what should have been about a 3½-hour flight.The military said the wreckage was 180 miles (290 kilometers) north of the coastal city of Alexandria.

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