EgyptAir flight MS804 search finds a severed arm, luggage and a two-mile oil slick
AeroBD | The AERO news Company…: Tears for the victims of MS804: Dead pilots’ fathers and fellow air crew gather to mourn the 66 killed in EgyptAir disaster – as search teams find severed arm, luggage and two-mile oil slick in the Med
Hundreds of mourners gathered to offer prayers for victims of EgyptAir flight which crashed in the Mediterranean
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Hundreds of mourners have gathered to offer prayers for the 66 passengers and crew killed in the EgyptAir disaster.
Family, friends and colleagues held back tears as the Imam led prays for their salvation at the Al Sedeq mosque close to Cairo International Airport where the doom jet had been due to land. The hour-long Friday prayers ended with pall bearers carrying a symbolic coffin for the missing bodies out of the sprawling complex. Outside, family members told of their shock at the sudden disappearance of passenger jet, while colleagues praised the professionalism of the crew.
Ahmed Asem, the father of co-pilot Mohamed Mamdouh Ahmed Asem, was overwhelmed by messages of condolence. Mohamed’s cousin, Hizam Asem told MailOnline: ‘Mohamed was a very, very good pilot. He was the best in his class. He was very skilful. ‘Ever since he was a little boy he had wanted to fly a plane. And finally he was realising his dream. He was just a young man of 27 but he was living the life he had always wanted.’