Breaking News:Malaysian plane crashes on Ukraine-Russia border

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2014/07/17 • News, Russia

A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane has reportedly crashed in Ukraine, on the border with Russia.
• Interfax reports that a Malaysian plane has crashed in Ukraine
• The plane was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
• 295 people were on board
• Reports that the plane could have been shot down

Ukrainian troops from the ATO forces in the ATO zone don’t have the air defense missiles at their disposal. However, pro-Russian terrorists and units of the Russian armed forces constantly use such missiles in this region.

Dmitry Tymchuk, Coordinator, Information Resistance
Translated and edited by Voices of Ukraine

 

 

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Images source: EuroMaidan Kharkiv FB  

16.34 Interfax are saying that the plane was shot down.

16.28 Initial reports suggested that the flight could have been Malaysia Airlines MH17, which left Amsterdam at 12.14.It was due to arrive in Kuala Lumpur at 06.09.

16.27 Unconfirmed reports on Twitter showed YouTube footage of a large pall of smoke in fields near Shaktersk.

The footage could not be verified.

16.20 The plane is thought to have crashed near Shaktersk.

16.15 Interfax news agency are claiming that a Malaysian passenger plane has crashed in Ukraine, near the Russian border.

“A Boeing Malaysian Airlines that was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur began to descend about 50km before entering Russian airspace, and was subsequently found burning on the ground in Ukraine,” an aviation source told Interfax.

Interfax said that 295 people were on board at the time

  • andy

    1978 Flight 902 replay?

    • Randall Cook

      Yes, 1983 downing of the Korean Air Lines KAL 007, near Kamchatka is precisely what came to mind. Also, the few dozen US Navy reconnaissance planes deliberately shot down by the Soviets during the Cold War (mark I).

      • andy

        black boxes going to Moscow, no surprise , Question is how many more death bodies can EU take for a cheaper gas?

        • Randall Cook

          Yeah–oh ‘Huilo” would NEVER try to tamper with evidence of his Murders, would he?????

          • andy

            no he wouldn’t do it, he was the actual target according to one onion-like sites http://rt.com/news/173672-malaysia-plane-crash-putin/

          • Walter Salmaniw

            Sick, isn’t it? I noticed the same on the RT after the shoot-down. Making the implication that Putin was the target.

  • Kruton

    Putin is desperate for a ceasefire. His allies in the EU will clamor for it. Continue the attack,there is substitute for victory!

    • Milton Devonair

      Between the russians and their chechens and the muslims, we are watching not the movie, but the real-time documentary, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes”.