No Nigerians were on board the ill-fated EgyptAir Flight MS804 that crashed en route from Cairo to Paris, said information released by the airlines’ officials.
The EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo crashed into the Mediterranean Sea with 66 people on board with suggestion that it might be terrorist attack.
Listed on board were 56 passengers, including two infants and a child, namely, 30 Egyptians, 15 French, 1 British, 1 Belgian, 1 Iraqi, 1 Kuwait, 1 Saudi Arabian, 1 Chadian, 1 Portuguese, 1 Algerian, and 1 Canadian.
There were 10 crew on flight MS804 including three security guards.
ISIS has been waging a deadly insurgency against Egyptian security forces and last October claimed the bombing of a Russian airliner flying home holidaymakers from the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh which killed all 224 people on board.