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Malaysian Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine

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KIEV (Worthy News)-- A Malaysia Airlines plane with 295 people on board was shot down over Ukraine, Sky News reported.

A passenger plane with 295 people on board has been shot down as it flew above eastern Ukraine, according to aviation sources.

The Malaysia Airlines plane, which was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was travelling at an altitude of 10km (6.2 miles) when it was shot down, Russia's Interfax reported.

The Boeing 777 was brought down by a Buk ground-to-air missile, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior ministry quoted by the news agency said. -- Source

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2 thoughts on “Malaysian Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine

  1. Not sure why they would shoot down one of those planes. Is it "war"? It kinda sounds like it to me. I feel bad for the families of those people as chances are they are all dead from impact.

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