Malaysian Airline Crash on the border between Ukraine and Russia – Flight shot down by missile
What another tragic for the nation of Malaysia after the missing flight MH370 on March 8th 2014 with 227 passangers and 12 crew member missing.
This time the plane is not missing but it seems it has been shot down by a missile while the Malaysian Airline flight MH17 was on a scheduled flight from Amsterdam on the way back to Kuala Lumpur. First report came in around 16.15 o'clock London time by news agency Interfax.
"A Boeing Malaysian Airlines that was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur began to descend about 50km before entering Russian airspace, and was subsequently found burning on the ground in Ukraine," an aviation source told Interfax.
Interfax said that 295 people were on board at the time.