More crash bodies to leave Ukraine for Netherlands

Ukraine’s government says 51 containers holding bodies and remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash are ready to depart for the Netherlands aboard two military transport planes.

More crash bodies to leave Ukraine for Netherlands

Ukraine’s government says 51 containers holding bodies and remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash are ready to depart for the Netherlands aboard two military transport planes.

The crash a week ago killed all 298 people, most of them Dutch citizens, aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

Wreckage of the Boeing 777 fell on territory controlled by pro-Russian separatists who have been battling the Ukrainian government since April.

US officials say the plane was probably shot down by a missile, most likely by accident.

The first bodies of the crash victims arrived in the Netherlands yesterday and were met there by Dutch King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima.

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