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Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire

Doomed EgyptAir flight broke up midair after fire

An EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported Friday.

Word 'fire' heard on voice recorder of doomed EgyptAir

Word 'fire' heard on voice recorder of doomed EgyptAir

The word "fire" is heard on the cockpit voice recorder of EgyptAir 804 before the plane crashed into the Mediterranean in May, an Egyptian-led investigative committee said Saturday.

EgyptAir voice recorder indicates attempt to put out fire before crash

EgyptAir voice recorder indicates attempt to put out fire before crash

Audio from the flight deck voice recorder of EgyptAir MS804 indicates an attempt to put out a fire on board the jet before it crashed into the Mediterranean, sources on the investigation committee said on Tuesday.

Families of EgyptAir crash victims to get compensation

Families of EgyptAir crash victims to get compensation

EgyptAir said Monday advance compensation payments of $25,000 will be offered to families of the 66 people killed when one of its planes crashed into the Mediterranean last month.

Investigators examine damaged EgyptAir black boxes

Investigators examine damaged EgyptAir black boxes

Investigators have begun analysing the two severely damaged black boxes from EgyptAir flight MS804 as they seek to explain why the plane plunged into the sea, killing all 66 people on board.