by Jonathan Rashad

On May 19, 2016, hours after its disappearance, officials confirmed that an EgyptAir plane bound for Cairo from France’s Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris had crashed in the Mediterranean. All sixty-six people onboard died, among them 30 Egyptian citizens and 15 French citizens. The cause of the crash remains a mystery.

As the investigation and search continues, families and friends of the EgyptAir Flight 804 victims mourn the loss of their loved ones.

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Jonathan Rashad is a self-taught documentary photographer who grew up in Cairo and started his career in 2008. He has covered events in Egypt as they have unfolded over the past few years. Follow him on Twitter @JonathanRashad