UN chief: Saddened by EgyptAir flight crash

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is “deeply saddened” by the crash of EgyptAir’s flight MS804 yesterday, his spokesman said today in a statement.

According to preliminary reports, 66 people were on board the Paris-to-Cairo flight crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

“He sends his heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and to the governments and peoples affected by this tragedy,” said the statement.