(NBC NEWS) The EgyptAir jet presumed to have plunged into the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday was flown frequently over the past week, records show.
The Airbus A320 crisscrossed from its home airport in Cairo to parts of Africa and Europe before making a stop in Paris on Wednesday afternoon.
That night it took off as Flight MS804 on what was meant to be a 3-1/2 hour return trip to Cairo with 66 passengers aboard.
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It never made it.