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EgyptAir Flight Data Show Smoke Alerts in Plane's Last Moments

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EgyptAir Wreckage Found North of Alexandria: Report

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At least two smoke alerts went off on doomed EgyptAir Flight 804 moments before controllers lost contact and the plane crashed in the Mediterranean Sea, trade publication Aviation Herald reported.

Smoke was reported in the lavatory and avionics areas, according to a data-communications system known by the acronym Acars, Aviation Herald said. The time stamps of the alerts match the approximate time the aircraft went missing, CNN reported.