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An EgyptAir flight reported missing between Paris and Cairo has crashed, French President Francois Hollande confirmed, BBC reported.
The Airbus A320 with 66 people on board disappeared from radar at 02:30 Cairo time (00:30 GMT), soon after leaving Greek airspace.
Mr Hollande said he was keeping an open mind about the cause of the crash.
"We will draw conclusions when we have the truth about what happened," he said.
"Whether it was an accident, or whether it was - and it's something that is on our minds - terrorism."
There were 56 passengers - including three children - seven crew members and three security personnel on board. They included 30 Egyptians, 15 French citizens and a Briton.
2016.05.19 / 19:50