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Saudi, Kuwaiti on board missing EgyptAir flight

Saudi, Kuwaiti on board missing EgyptAir flight

The aircraft disappeared off the radar on early Thursday morning

One Kuwaiti and one Saudi national are among the 56 passengers on board EgyptAir flight MS804 which disappeared on Thursday early morning.

The A320 aircraft, which was travelling from Paris to Cairo, lost contact and disappeared from the radar at 2.30am, about 280 miles from the Egyptian coast. It was scheduled to arrive in Cairo at 3.15am local time on Thursday morning.

Authorities are still searching for the aircraft.

Read more here: EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo disappears from radar

State-owned EgyptAir confirmed that the plane had 56 passengers, three security personnel and 10 crew members on board. Among the passengers were two babies and one child.

The airline has also disclosed the nationalities of all the passengers –

30 Egyptian
15 French
2 Iraqis
1 Algerian
1 Belgian
1 British
1 Canadian
1 Chadian
1 Kuwaiti
1 Portuguese
1 Saudi
1 Sudanese

EgyptAir said it has hosted the passengers’ families close to Cairo Airport and has provided doctors, translators and all the necessary services.

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