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    MH17 Passenger, Crew List, Official Contact Numbers: Malaysia Airlines Releases List of All Passengers’ Names and Breakdown of Nationalities (+PDF)
    Jul19

    MH17 Passenger, Crew List, Official Contact Numbers: Malaysia Airlines Releases List of All Passengers’ Names and Breakdown of Nationalities (+PDF)

    Malaysia Airlines has released the complete list of passengers and crew names. The national carrier is also seeking out the family members or friends of those on-board the doomed Flight MH17. The Boeing 777 plane was shot down in Ukraine on July 17 while flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Here is the statement from Malaysia Airlines:...

    Ukraine’s Air-Defense Intelligence Deepens Mystery
    Jul19

    Ukraine’s Air-Defense Intelligence Deepens Mystery

    Ukraine intelligence officials said they knew three days before the downing of Flight 17 that rebels in the east of the country possessed sophisticated air-defense systems capable of felling a jetliner at high altitudes. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Why Airlines Didn’t Avoid Risky Ukraine Airspace; Other Flights Shot Down
    Jul19

    Why Airlines Didn’t Avoid Risky Ukraine Airspace; Other Flights Shot Down

    The shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane with nearly 300 people on board over war-torn eastern Ukraine is likely to have profound consequences for the world’s airlines. Airlines are already being more vigilant about avoiding trouble spots. That will make flights longer and more costly because of the need for extra fuel — an...

    Malaysian Authorities Sharpen Tone on MH17 Attack, Call for Justice
    Jul19

    Malaysian Authorities Sharpen Tone on MH17 Attack, Call for Justice

    Malaysia has stopped mincing their words. Ismail Nasaruddin, president at Malaysia Airlines staff union NUFAM, said the MH17 attack amounts to “murder,” and transport minister Liow Tiong Lai said the world has a “moral obligation” to ensure the safe recovery of remains as well as punishing those culpable. This was the...

    Witnesses to Malaysia crash try to make sense of tragedy
    Jul19

    Witnesses to Malaysia crash try to make sense of tragedy

    Locals in Gravobo, Ukraine, say they feel lucky the plane and its debris missed their homes. …read more Source: USA...

    Rebels hamper access to Flight MH17 crash site
    Jul19

    Rebels hamper access to Flight MH17 crash site

    Armed separatists hampered access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site Saturday, limiting the movements of international monitors and raising concerns that evidence showing who brought the plane down and killed the 298 people onboard would be lost, tampered with or destroyed. …read more Source:...

    Dutch leader calls on Putin to help crash probe
    Jul19

    Dutch leader calls on Putin to help crash probe

    An angry Dutch prime minister says he has had an “extremely intense” telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin in which he urged him to “show the world he intends to help” in the investigation into the Ukraine air disaster. …read more Source: Miami...

    Graphic: A look at Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
    Jul19

    Graphic: A look at Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

    Malaysia Flight 17 was shot down by a missile Thursday over eastern Ukraine en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, according to authorities. …read more Source: USA...

    Complete list of passengers and crew on flight MH17
    Jul19

    Complete list of passengers and crew on flight MH17

    Malaysia Airlines has released the manifest for flight MH17, the plane that was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday. The list of 298 passengers and crew includes Canadian Andei Anghel, a 24-year-old man from Ontario who had been studying medicine in Romania. The other people on board include 193 from the Netherlands, 43 from Malaysia, 27 from...

    Is this how to secure the scene?
    Jul19

    Is this how to secure the scene?

    Bodies, backpacks, passports and other piles of debris lay splayed across a miles-long area in the remote area in eastern Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down. The crash site is massive — an international observer called it “one of the biggest — or the biggest — crime scenes in the world right now.”...