Malaysian PM speaks at press conference
Two aircraft with the first bodies of the victims of the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine landed at Eindhoven Airport on Wednesday, where they were met by bereaved families and members of the Dutch royao family. | Photos
Europe and the whole world are appalled by the shooting down of MH17 in Ukraine. Meanwhile, the media have already begun the search for the culprit - and it seems almost as if he were already fixed.
Date 17 July 2014
Site Near Hrabove, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine
Aircraft type Boeing 777-200ER
Operator Malaysia Airlines
Flight origin Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Destination Kuala Lumpur International Airport
- ·Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was a scheduled international passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. On 17 July 2014, the Boeing 777 crashed near Hrabove in Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine, approximately 40 km (25 mi) from the Ukraine–Russia border. All 283 passengers and 15 crew members onboard the aircraft were killed.