Commercial flight reported missing near Egypt

Posted at 11:37 PM, May 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-18 23:41:51-04

CAIRO — A flight headed to Cairo from Paris went missing early Thursday morning from radar, according to airliner EgyptAir.

Airbus A320 Flight 804 “disappeared from radar” while leaving Paris en route to Cairo. The flight was carrying 59 passengers and 10 crew, EgyptAir says.

CNN reportsthat the plane was flying at 37,000 feet when it disappeared before entering Egyptian airspace.

This is a developing story. The airline media center said they would update as more information becomes available.