The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200ER that crashed over Ukraine Thursday, killing all 298 on board, was shot down by a surface-to-air-missile (SAM) from territory controlled by Russian-supporting militants, US President Barack Obama said Friday. “The shot was taken from territory that was controlled by the Russian separatists,” Obama said. Malaysia Airlines, meanwhile, said in a statement that the route for Flight MH17 was approved by Eurocontrol. “MH17’s flight plan ...
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