Egypt Sends Submarine in Search for EgyptAir Jet’s Black Boxes

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Prayers for the victims of EgyptAir Flight 804 at Al-Boutrossiya Church in Cairo on Sunday.

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CAIRO — Egypt has deployed a submarine to help find the wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 in the deep Mediterranean waters where it crashed, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said Sunday, as he warned that it might take a “long time” before the cause of the crash was determined.

An international flotilla of search ships, aided by surveillance planes, is scouring a section of sea 180 miles north of the port city of Alexandria, and retrieved some wreckage, belongings and human remains over the weekend.

But the search crews have yet to locate the main body…

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