Passing the airspace of Greece, the pilot of the EgyptAir flight no reported problems

Проходя воздушное пространство Греции, пилот рейса авиакомпании EgyptAir не сообщал о проблемах

Passing the airspace of Greece, the pilot of the EgyptAir flight did not report any problems, reports Worldnow with reference to the Director of civil aviation authority of Greece Constantine Literals.

According to the report, the air traffic controllers of the country were in contact with the pilot of the EgyptAir flight when it took place in Greek airspace.

According to Liberals, the plane was at an altitude of 37,000 feet (11.3 km) and was moving at a speed of 519 miles per hour. The pilot did not report any problems.

Literals added that dispatchers tried to contact the pilot at 10 miles to the border of the airspace of Greece, but he didn’t answer. Dispatchers several times caused the aircraft to 03:39 on Greek time (04:39 MSK), when the plane disappeared from radar.

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