EgyptAir Flight 804 disappears from radar

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An EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar with 69 people on board, the airline said.

The plane was flying at 37,000 feet when it disappeared shortly after entering Egyptian airspace, the airline tweeted. The Airbus A320 had 59 passengers and 10 crew members.

In a statement on its website, Charles de Gaulle Airport said EgyptAir Flight 804 left Paris at 11:09 p.m. local time.

The airline’s media center said it will provide more information as it becomes available.

By Faith Karimi and Hamdi Alkhshali