Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi demanded authorities "intensify the search" for wreckage of an EgyptAir plane that crashed in the Mediterranean with 66 people on board, his office said.
"The president has issued instructions to all concerned state bodies, including the ministry of civil aviation... naval and air forces to intensify the search for the Egyptian plane and to take all necessary measures to find the plane debris," said the statement.
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