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    EU calls for immediate investigation into Ukraine air crash
    Jul18

    EU calls for immediate investigation into Ukraine air crash

    European Union leaders have called for an “immediate and thorough investigation” into what caused an airliner en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur to crash in the conflict zone in eastern Ukraine, killing all 295 people on board. The flight, carrying mainly Dutch but also French, British, Belgian and American passengers, crashed...

    MH17: Twenty-seven Australians were on board crashed Malaysian plane
    Jul18

    MH17: Twenty-seven Australians were on board crashed Malaysian plane

    Dutch authorities confirm toll in Ukraine crashThere were 27 Australians on board Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine, killing all on board, the European head of Malaysia Airlines says. Among the other nationalities on board were 154 Dutch, 11 Indonesians, 23 Malaysians, six Britons, four Germans, four Belgians, three from the...

    MH17 crash site: impact threw us to the ground, say shocked witnesses
    Jul18

    MH17 crash site: impact threw us to the ground, say shocked witnesses

    Our reporter at scene of downed Malaysian airliner sees debris and body parts across huge area near Russia-Ukraine borderThe field near the tiny rural hamlet where MH17 plunged to the ground was a scene of smouldering charred earth and twisted metal as shocked locals milled about, trying to comprehend what had happened. A piece of the...

    Malaysia Airlines plane crashes on Ukraine-Russia border
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines plane crashes on Ukraine-Russia border

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashes in Ukraine …read more Source: The...

    Malaysia Airlines crash: Former air accident investigator says Ukraine-Russia tensions could hamper investigations
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines crash: Former air accident investigator says Ukraine-Russia tensions could hamper investigations

    David Gleave explains the implications of the crash for Malaysia Airlines and international flight in eastern Europe …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian president calls Malaysia Airlines crash a ‘terrorist attack’ – video
    Jul17

    Ukrainian president calls Malaysia Airlines crash a ‘terrorist attack’ – video

    Journalists and emergency services examine the crash site near the eastern Ukrainian town of Grabovo where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 fell on Thursday. Ukraine’s president Petro Poroshenko says he does not believe the crash was an accident but a ‘terrorist attack’. Both the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists have...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 was flying just 1,000ft above restricted airspace
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 was flying just 1,000ft above restricted airspace

    All flights now barred from eastern Ukraine, where airliner was downed, but UK carriers recently given all-clear to overfly areaMalaysia Airlines flight MH17 was flying just 1,000 feet (300 metres) above restricted airspace when it was shot down, according to the European air traffic control body.Eurocontrol said Ukrainian authorities had barred...

    Former air crash investigator says Ukraine-Russia tensions could hamper investigations
    Jul17

    Former air crash investigator says Ukraine-Russia tensions could hamper investigations

    David Gleave explains the implications of the crash for Malaysia Airlines and international flight in eastern Europe …read more Source: The...

    Missile destroys Malaysia Airlines plane and kills 295 people
    Jul17

    Missile destroys Malaysia Airlines plane and kills 295 people

    Pro-Russia rebels are blamed as airliner is downed over Ukraine, close to Russian borderThe president of Ukraine accused Pro-Russian rebels in the east of the country of shooting down a Malaysia Airlines jet, killing all 280 passengers and 15 crew.The huge loss of life threatens to have wide-ranging and unpredictable consequences, coming just...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Malaysian PM launches investigation after plane ‘shot down’ over Ukraine
    Jul17

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Malaysian PM launches investigation after plane ‘shot down’ over Ukraine

    Malaysian authorities have launched an investigation into what downed a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet carrying almost 300 people in eastern, rebel-held Ukraine amid claim and counter-claim it had shot down by missiles. One unconfirmed report said nine of the passengers were believed to be British citizens. …read more Source: The...

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