Egypt's lead investigator said signals coming from the aircraft's fuselage will narrow down the search radius from 40 miles to three
The 300-strong mob of Muslim men in rural Egypt also burned down seven homes belonging to Orthodox Coptic families, over rumours of an affair between a local Christian man and a Muslim woman
There have been conflicting reports of the plane's last recorded movements from Egyptian and Greek officials
The head of Egypt's forensics authority has dismissed the comments as ‘mere assumptions’
'It was really difficult when I saw the news flash. I had knots in my stomach and I have had it ever since then'
The cause of the disaster is unknown but has shaken confidence in air travel
Experts warned that finding the body of the aircraft could be extremely difficult in one of the deepest parts of the Mediterranean
They said it was unclear whether an explosion or technical failure could be the cause
There has been no claim of responsibility for the crash in the Mediterranean Sea
Manufacturer says aircraft 'was lost' at around 2.30am local time during its scheduled flight from Paris to Cairo
There have been numerous fatal and non-fatal incidents over the past four decades
Satire group, Street Children, have been accused of 'promoting ideas calling for terrorists acts'
Police officers shot while travelling through Cairo suburb in minibus
Relations between Qatar, a Gulf Arab state, and Egypt have been icy since July 2013
Activists say the government should stop making excuses for 'disturbing' civil liberties crackdown