Surface-to-air missile suspected in Ukraine plane crash

By KBJR News 1

Surface-to-air missile suspected in Ukraine plane crash

July 17, 2014 Updated Jul 17, 2014 at 4:34 PM CDT

Near Ukraine (NNCNOW.com) --- Ukrainian officials say all 295 people on board a Malaysian Airlines jet are dead after the plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine.

Tthe flight was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala lumpur when it crashed with 280 passengers and 15 crew on board.

President Obama called the crash a "terrible tragedy" and spoke about it on the phone with Russian president Vladimir Putin.

The Ukrainian government in Kiev and the pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine have accused each other of shooting the aircraft down.

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