Presumptive US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has claimed he knows who downed the Egyptian passenger plane Thursday, predicting that more planes will go down due to terrorism.
An EgyptAir Airbus A320 flying from Paris to Cairo crashed into the eastern Mediterranean Sea early on Thursday, with 66 passengers and crew on board.
The Egyptian navy said on Friday it had found the personal belongings of passengers and other debris floating in the sea, 290 kilometers (180 miles) north of the port city of Alexandria in Egypt, and was searching for the plane’s black box flight recorders.
In a quick response on Thursday while investigators were looking into the tragic incident, Trump said that if more planes crashed due to terrorism, it would lead to a global economic “depression”.
“Another couple of planes go down, Mika, you’re gonna have a depression worldwide, the likes of which you’ve never seen,” Trump told MSNBC.
“Nobody’s gonna travel,…