Malaysia Airlines Flight Crashes In Ukraine
As the world still waits to hear what really happened to missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370, a second plane from the same airline has crashed.
A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crashed in Ukraine Thursday, according to Russian news agencies.
“We have this information. A Boeing 777 traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala-Lampur crashed north of Torez [in eastern Ukraine],” Vladislav Seleznev, a spokesman for the Ukrainian armed forces, told RIA Novosti news agency.
Malaysia Airlines confirmed via its Twitter account that it had lost contact of MH17 over Ukrainian airspace:
The flight, en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was carrying a reported 280 passengers and 15 crew members.
Flight tracking shows the plane’s last recorded location in Ukraine at 8:11 am, shortly after the Polish border. A source told Interfax that the Boeing 777 suddenly began declining 50km before entering Russian airspace and was found burning on the ground.
Reports are now surfacing that the plane might have been shot down….so sad.