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Pilot’s lit cockpit cigarette caused passenger plane to crash into sea, report claims

Pilot’s lit cockpit cigarette caused passenger plane to crash into sea, report claims

<!-- wp:html --><p>The Independent says the 2016 crash of an EgyptAir passenger plane that killed all 66 people on board was caused by a cockpit fire after the pilot’s lit cigarette ignited with oxygen leaking from an emergency mask, a report says.</p><!-- /wp:html -->

<!-- wp:html --><p>The Independent says the 2016 crash of an EgyptAir passenger plane that killed all 66 people on board was caused by a cockpit fire after the pilot’s lit cigarette ignited with oxygen leaking from an emergency mask, a report says.</p><!-- /wp:html -->

The Independent says the 2016 crash of an EgyptAir passenger plane that killed all 66 people on board was caused by a cockpit fire after the pilot’s lit cigarette ignited with oxygen leaking from an emergency mask, a report says.