BREAKING: Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in Ukraine – VIDEO

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    It is being reported, though not yet officially confirmed, that a Malaysia Airlines flight has crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border. The crash occurred near Donetsk where fighting takes place between the Ukrainian Army. The plane was en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam with 280 passengers and 15 crew members. The aircraft operating the flight was a Boeing B777. The flight number is being reported as Malaysia Airlines flight #17. Update 1: Mixed reports are coming in. Some reports are saying that the plane was shot down near the pro-Russian separatist controlled region. Update 2: It is now being reported by aviation officials that the plane was shot down as it began to lose altitude. Update 3: Russia has shot down the Malaysia Airlines Boeing B777 says Ukrainian Interior Minister. An emergency meeting is currently underway and possibly Marshall law. (though I do not know why a Marshall law is underway…). The missile that shot down the aircraft is a Russian missile. Update 4: The plane was at 33,000 feet prior to being shot down. Malaysia Airlines says “Lost contact of mH17 from Amsterdam, the last known position was over Ukrainian airspace.” Update 5: The aircraft never sent [...] The post BREAKING: Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in Ukraine – VIDEO appeared first on Fly2Travel.

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