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Malaysia Airlines crash

July 18, 2014

Published on Jul 18, 2014

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, flight MH 17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed over eastern Ukraine Thursday. There are no survivors amongst the 283 passengers and 15 crew members. There is a chance the plane was brought down by a surface-to-air missile.

The 15 crew members on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were all Malaysian nationals, officials said.

Malaysia Airlines also gave a breakdown of the known nationalities of the 283 passengers: 154 were Dutch, 27 were Australians, 28 were Malaysians, 12 were Indonesian, nine were from the United Kingdom, four were from Germany; four were from Belgium, three were from the Philippines and one was Canadian. Authorities were still trying to determine the nationalities of the other passengers.


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