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Press Release Regarding Egyptair’s Plane Crash , 19.05.2016

No: 116, 19 May 2016

We have learnt with great sadness that a plane belonging to EgyptAir on a flight from Paris to Cairo crashed today (May 19th) and passengers as well as crew lost their lives. 

We convey our condolences to the people of Egypt as well as all countries whose citizens were on board and their peoples for this tragic event.