Groysman expressed condolences to the Prime Minister of Egypt in connection with the crash of the A320

Гройсман выразил соболезнования премьеру Египта в связи с крушением А320

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman sent the telegram in which he expressed his sympathy to the Prime Minister of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sherif Ismail, in connection with the crash of A320 of EgyptAir.

This was reported by the press service of the Cabinet.

“Ukraine is with great sadness I received the news about the crash of a passenger plane of airlines EgyptAir, which has led to numerous human victims”, – says the telegram.

The Prime Minister said that Ukrainians share the grief of those who lost loved ones. “On behalf of the government and from me personally, please convey to the families of the victims of deep sympathy and words of sincere support in these difficult moments”, – quoted Groisman press service.

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We will remind, the Ministry of civil aviation of Egypt received a message from the foreign Ministry about the discovery of the wreckage of the missing aircraft flying EgyptAir MS 804 near the island of Karpathos.

The plane took off on Wednesday from the Paris airport Charles-de-Gaulle. He was about to land in Cairo early Thursday morning. At 02:30 Egyptian time with the aircraft lost contact. The plane was nearly 300 kilometers from the coast of Egypt at the height of 11 thousands meters.

On Board were 56 people, among them – one child and two babies. On Board were 10 crew members. Among the passengers were 30 citizens of Egypt, 15 Frenchmen, two Iraqis and one citizen of great Britain, Belgium, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Chad, Portugal, Algeria and Canada.

According to the Egyptian Agency “al-Ahram”, a ship’s captain’s name is Mohammed Shokair, on account of his more than 6,000 flight hours. The name of the second pilot is still unknown.

The Minister of civil aviation of Egypt Fathi Sheriff has already stated that the cause of the accident could be a terrorist attack. At least that, in his opinion, it is more likely than “technical reasons”

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He said he doesn’t want to draw conclusions, but this is the point of analysis of terrorism as a cause with a higher probability.

Aircraft SU-GCC in November 2003 was provided by EgyptAir directly from the Assembly line. The ship held in the air for about 48 thousand hours.