Here we see Raw Video of the Malaysia “MH17” plane crash that occurred between the Ukrainian and Russian border on Thursday.
The Malaysia Airlines passenger plane en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam, was said to be carrying 195 people. According to an aide to Ukraine’s interior minister quoted by Interfax, more than 300 people died including 23 U.S. citizens.
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 Airline released the following statement via their Facebook page:
Malaysia Airlines confirms it received notification from Ukrainian ATC that it had lost contact with flight MH17 at 1415 (GMT) at 30km from Tamak waypoint, approximately 50km from the Russia-Ukraine border.
Flight MH17 operated on a Boeing 777 departed Amsterdam at 12.15pm (Amsterdam local time) and was estimated to arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 6.10 am (Malaysia local time) the next day.
The flight was carrying 280 passengers and 15 crew onboard.
More details to follow.
Both government officials and pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied responsibility for the Flight MH17 crash.
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