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VOA: Egypt Finds Debris From Plane, Still Searching for Bulk of Wreckage

By Mehmet Mustafa Celik - http://www.airliners.net/photo/EgyptAir/Airbus-A320-232/1859658/L/, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=48879373

Search crews have found human remains, along with the personal belongings of passengers from EgyptAir Flight 804, but are still searching for the bulk of the wreckage.

Looking for clues to understand why the jet carrying 66 people crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, search teams sought to find larger pieces of the plane or the location signal from the flight recorders.

The European Space Agency said one of its orbiting spacecraft spotted what could be an oil slick 40 kilometers southeast of the plane’s last known position and the information had been passed on to relevant authorities conducting a search mission.

The agency released a grainy photograph of the scene which showed little detail and cautioned there was no certainty the slick was from the aircraft.

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