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    ‘High-Energy Objects’ Downed Jet Over Ukraine
    Sep09

    ‘High-Energy Objects’ Downed Jet Over Ukraine

    Air accident investigators probing the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine said high-energy objects struck the plane and caused it to break apart midflight. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impacts
    Sep09

    Report: Flight 17 likely downed by outside impacts

    FILE – In this Aug. 1, 2014 file photo, investigators examining a piece of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane crash near the village of Hrabove, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. The Dutch t… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Malaysia Airlines MH17: Preliminary report says jet ‘penetrated’ by external force
    Sep09

    Malaysia Airlines MH17: Preliminary report says jet ‘penetrated’ by external force

    The Dutch team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Eastern Ukraine says the crash was likely caused by the plane being hit by multiple “high-energy objects from outside the aircraft.” …read more Source:...

    Report: MH17 Hit by ‘High-Energy Objects,’ Split up Mid-air
    Sep09

    Report: MH17 Hit by ‘High-Energy Objects,’ Split up Mid-air

    Dutch investigators say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 likely broke up mid-air over eastern Ukraine after being hit by numerous “high-energy objects.” The preliminary report released by the Dutch Safety Board comes nearly two months after the plane crashed in rebel-held territory in Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. Western...

    Isolated Cease-Fire Violations Reported in Ukraine as President Visits Front Line
    Sep09

    Isolated Cease-Fire Violations Reported in Ukraine as President Visits Front Line

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited the eastern port city of Mariupol on Monday and attempted to reassure his compatriots by promising a “crushing defeat” to pro-Kremlin rebels gathered nearby if they violated a precarious cease-fire agreement. Poroshenko received a warm welcome and declared that the rebels had returned over 1,200...

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Broke Apart Due To ‘Large Number Of High-Energy Objects,’ Dutch Safety Board Says
    Sep09

    Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 Broke Apart Due To ‘Large Number Of High-Energy Objects,’ Dutch Safety Board Says

    Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 broke apart over Ukraine due to “large number of high-energy objects” from outside the aircraft, the Dutch Safety Board said in a preliminary report into the disaster that killed 298 people, two thirds of them from the Netherlands. The preliminary report, published on Tuesday, said MH17 crashed due to...

    Dutch release preliminary Flight 17 crash report
    Sep09

    Dutch release preliminary Flight 17 crash report

    Hints about what tore jet apart, but details sparse in preliminary report on what brought Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 down in east Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Dutch Probe Says Jet That Crashed In Ukraine Was Penetrated, Torn Apart
    Sep09

    Dutch Probe Says Jet That Crashed In Ukraine Was Penetrated, Torn Apart

    Dutch experts say the Malaysian passenger jet that crashed in eastern Ukraine in July appears to have been brought down by a large number of “high-energy objects” that penetrated the aircraft. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 likely downed by ‘high-energy objects,’ Dutch report says
    Sep09

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 likely downed by ‘high-energy objects,’ Dutch report says

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was likely struck by multiple “high-energy objects from outside the aircraft,” causing it to break up over eastern Ukraine, a preliminary report into the deadly aviation disaster concluded Tuesday. …read more Source: FOX...

    East Ukraine city hit by shells during cease-fire
    Sep09

    East Ukraine city hit by shells during cease-fire

    The city council of Donetsk, a rebel-held stronghold in eastern Ukraine, says that regular shelling continued overnight despite a cease-fire in the region, injuring one woman. …read more Source: Miami...