A memorial set for the victims of EgyptAir MS804 flight – Karim Abdel Aziz
CAIRO – 20 May 2017: A memorial was held in Cairo on Friday, in commemoration of the victims of EgyptAir MS804 plane crash that crashed into the Mediterranean, killing at least 66 people, in May 2016.
Egypt’s Minister of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathy, France’s Ambassador to Egypt Andre Baran, the victims’ families and a number of ministers, ambassadors and parliamentarians attended the service, as well as Egyptian public figures and representatives of the civil aviation sector and EgyptAir Company.
EgyptAir Chairman Safwat Musallam renewed his condolences to the victims’ families, reaffirming that they would never be forgotten.
Attendees placed candles and flowers around a memorial set up by EgyptAir Company and the Ministry of Civil Aviation outside the ceremony hall, carrying the number of the flight MS804.
Candles lit in memory of the plane victims - Karim Abdel Aziz
EgyptAir MS804 crashed into the Mediterranean on May 19, 2016, en route from Paris to Cairo, killing all 66 people on board, including 40 Egyptians and 15 French nationals.
Earlier this month, Investigators of France's National Gendarmerie Criminal Investigation Institute confirmed that no traces of explosives were found on the remains of the victims, denying prior statements that claimed a bomb had caused the crash.
A memorial service to commemorate the victims of MS804 flight - Karim Abdel