A spokesman for the Prime Minister has issued a statement following the EgyptAir aircraft crash earlier today. It is not known what caused the crash of flight MS804 which was going from Paris to Cairo. 66 individuals are feared to have lost their lives with some reports indicating that one British national was on board.
“Obviously we are very concerned by the disappearance of the plane. As you would expect our thoughts are with the families and friends of anyone affected.
We are working closely with the Egyptian and French authorities to confirm information and our Foreign Office staff are in contact with the family of a British national who is believed to have been on board and provide support.
I am not in a position to confirm that there is a British national is on board”.