A Malaysia Airlines passenger flight has crashed over eastern Ukraine with 295 people on board. The airline confirmed it had lost contact with flight MH17, which was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. An adviser to Ukraine’s interior ministry claims the plane was shot down by a Buk anti-aircraft system.
Malaysia Airlines has lost contact of MH17 from Amsterdam. The last known position was over Ukrainian airspace. More details to follow.— Malaysia Airlines (@MAS) July 17, 2014
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MH17/MAS17) was a scheduled international passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that crashed on 17 July 2014