I regretfully confirm that one of the passengers on Egypt Air flight, MS 804, en route from Paris to Cairo was an Australian-UK dual national.

We are working closely with UK authorities, which are taking the lead in the provision of consular assistance to the man’s family.

The government is working with our partners and allies to understand the reasons behind the flight’s disappearance and presumed crash. It is too early to speculate on the cause of this incident.

My thoughts are with the families and friends of those affected.

Out of respect for the man's family, the government will not provide more details at this stage.

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