President Sisi says 'all theories possible' on EgyptAir crash
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi sent his condolences to victims of the EgyptAir plane crash that plunged into the Mediterranean Sea
Relatives and friends of EgyptAir hostess Yara Hani, who was on board Flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo when it plunged into the Mediterranean, mourn (AFP)
Published date: 23 May 2016 08:53 BST | Last update: 7 years 4 months ago
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday no theory was being favoured on why EgyptAir MS804 plunged into the Mediterranean, after sending out an automated message signalling smoke onboard.
The Airbus A320 carrying 66 people had crashed into the sea while flying from Paris to Cairo early on Thursday, and some wreckage but not the black boxes have been found.
Egypt's aviation minister had said that terrorism was more likely than technical failure, but Sisi said in a televised address that "all the theories are possible".
"There is no particular theory we can affirm right now," he said.
A civil aviation official told AFP on Sunday that search teams had found none of the passengers' bodies, as the search continues.