A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER with 280 passengers and 15 crew crashed Thursday in Ukraine, killing everyone on board and sparking a massive international political crisis as evidence pointed to the aircraft being shot down by a surface-to-air missile. Flight MH17 was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia Airlines said in a statement that “it received notification from Ukrainian ATC that it had lost contact with flight MH17 … approximately 50 km from the ...

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