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EgyptAir Flight 804 Crashed In a Watery Graveyard for Migrants

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The men and women of EgyptAir Flight 804 did not die alone. The 66 people who went down in the Mediterranean Sea on early Thursday morning joined the nearly 1,500 migrants who have died in the same waters so far this year, and the nearly 4,000 who lost their lives in 2015. In fact, when news first broke that the jet went down, there were already plenty of search and rescue forces already patrolling the waters. Multiple boats filled with more than 1,000 migrants rescued last weekend had set off from Egyptian ports, according to the Italian navy that rescued them, meaning it is entirely possible that migrants and refugees could have been witness to the plane going down.
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Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

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