EgyptAir Crash-Probe Confirms Smoke, Soot -- Could Point to Fire

  • Flight-data recorder indicates smoke in lavatory, avionics bay
  • Wreckage from front of jet bears evidence of high temperatures

Investigators probing last month’s EgyptAir jetliner crash say analysis of the plane’s flight data recorder has revealed the presence of smoke in the cabin, while the wreckage bears evidence of soot and high temperatures.

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