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France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it to terrorism.


June 29, 2016
By The Associated Press

Prosecutor’s office spokesman Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre said the inquiry was launched as an accident investigation, not a terrorism investigation. She said French authorities are “not at all” favouring the theory that the plane was downed deliberately, though the status of the inquiry could eventually change if evidence emerges to that effect. | READ MORE