EgyptAir: ‘Smoke detected’ inside cabin before crash

Kathmandu, May 21: There were smoke alerts inside the cabin of the EgyptAir passenger plane before it crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday, reports say.

Smoke was detected in the toilet and the aircraft’s electrics, just minutes before the signal was lost, according to data published on air industry website the Aviation Herald.

However, there has been no official confirmation of the data. Flight MS804 was en route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people on board. BBC