Ukraine government in Kiev claim jetliner shot down over their territory by pro-Russian separatists...
- Malaysian Airlines MH17 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
- No survivors reported among 280 passengers 15 crew.
Back in April US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) had deemed Ukraine airspace unsafe for civilian air travel.
Excerpt: "...political and military tension between Ukraine and the Russian Federation remains high, and compliance with air traffic control instructions issued by the authorities of one country could result in a civil aircraft being misidentified as a threat and intercepted or otherwise engaged by air defense forces of the other country."
Conversation intercepted by Ukraine intelligence points to possible confirmation that pro-Russia separatists are claiming responsibility for the attack...
(Photo courtesy Malaysian Airlines)