Mervat Zakaria


Age: 53

Egyptian televison actress who starred as the troubled teenager Hala Awad who had lost her mother in the hit Egyptian soap opera Abu El Ela El-Bashery, but who had gave up a successful acting career to become an air hostess in 1986 and was recently promoted to cabin manager (or head flight attendant) for the national airline carrier EgyptAir.

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

Born: 1963

Died: May 19, 2016

Karpathos, Greece