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Malaysian Plane 'Shot Down With 295 On Board'
SkyNews ^ | July 17,2014

Posted on 07/17/2014 8:55:30 AM PDT by Hojczyk

A Malaysian passenger plane with 295 people on board has been shot down as it flew above eastern Ukraine, according to aviation sources.

The plane, which is believed to have been flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was travelling at an altitude of 10km (6.2 miles) when it was shot down, Russia's Interfax reported.

The Boeing 777 was brought down by a Buk ground-to-air missile, an adviser to the Ukrainian interior ministry quoted by the news agency said.

he adviser said the 280 passengers and 15 crew members who were on the plane are all believed to have died.

A spokesman for Malaysian Airlines confirmed it had lost contact with flight MH17, which departed from Amsterdam at 12.14am local time.

The flight disappeared from radar as it flew over Ukrainian airspace, he said.

Sky's Katie Stallard, in Moscow, said media reports suggest the plane came down in the Donetsk region, where there has been recent heavy fighting amid continuing tensions between Russia and Ukraine.

Several videos apparently filmed in the area, none of which Sky News has been able to independently verify, show plumes of thick, black smoke rising high into the air.

An aviation source told the Reuters news agency the wreckage of a burning aircraft had been found on the ground.

A spokesman for the Foreign Office said: "We are aware of reports and are urgently working to establish what has happened."

(Excerpt) Read more at news.sky.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: malaysiaairlines; mh17; mh370; passengerplane; surprised; terrorist
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1 posted on 07/17/2014 8:55:30 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Hojczyk

is it on CNN yet? I see it on foxnews.com


2 posted on 07/17/2014 8:56:20 AM PDT by j_guru
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To: j_guru

Aren’t Sky News and Fox News affiliated?


3 posted on 07/17/2014 8:58:20 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: a fool in paradise

it would appear so. I am watching the sky news stream on foxnews.com.


4 posted on 07/17/2014 8:59:31 AM PDT by j_guru
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To: Hojczyk

Why was this flying over a war zone?

And the maddening part is that you don’t know for sure who shot it down, if that’s what happened, because all sides could have had easily done it.


5 posted on 07/17/2014 9:00:36 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Hojczyk

.... Another Tranquil day on planet Earth .....


6 posted on 07/17/2014 9:00:38 AM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Hojczyk

The question now becomes which side did it?


7 posted on 07/17/2014 9:01:38 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Hojczyk

Just the kind of thing that will happen when you allow Europe to be destabilized.

Should have never let things get this far.


8 posted on 07/17/2014 9:01:43 AM PDT by Williams
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To: Hojczyk

Hearing it on the radio NOW.


9 posted on 07/17/2014 9:01:44 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Hojczyk

Reason #1 why I don’t fly commercial anymore (since TWA 800 in 1996). RIP, all aboard.


10 posted on 07/17/2014 9:01:55 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Some days you're the windshield, and some days you're the bug.)
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To: Hojczyk

Russia is probably going to use this to bring theirs troops in, which then begs the question of who has the most to gain by shooting it down?


11 posted on 07/17/2014 9:02:33 AM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: VanDeKoik

If it was shot down at 33k feet, I think I could figure which side pulled that off. No rag tag rebels for sure.


12 posted on 07/17/2014 9:02:33 AM PDT by Augustinian monk (" If you ain't Muslim, you ain't Shiite")
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To: a fool in paradise

Yup they are that Fox news “sister” channel in Europe which own by News corp and 20th century Fox


13 posted on 07/17/2014 9:02:57 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: VanDeKoik

Shoulder-fired AAM’s don’t go to 33,000 ft.


14 posted on 07/17/2014 9:03:43 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("In the modern world, Muslims are living fossils.")
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To: VanDeKoik

apparently this is an international air route

what a tragedy!!!

those accountable MUST be found and punished
and yes, our resources can figure out who did it - not that I trust Obama’s administration to be truthful with us because he has a homohate agenda against Putin


15 posted on 07/17/2014 9:03:44 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: Augustinian monk

claim is that shots came from the Russian side of the border.


16 posted on 07/17/2014 9:03:59 AM PDT by j_guru
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To: Hojczyk

Is mom jeans up yet?


17 posted on 07/17/2014 9:04:14 AM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: carriage_hill

I have not rode on board an airplane since 2002 and that was to a Bible conference in PA. RIP all on board.


18 posted on 07/17/2014 9:04:46 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: All

I immediatly have to wonder, which person(s) with key information about the previous Malaysian plane disappearance were on this plane?


19 posted on 07/17/2014 9:04:55 AM PDT by veracious
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To: Hojczyk; SevenofNine; MeganC; GraceG
Oh Sh!t!


20 posted on 07/17/2014 9:05:00 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: Hojczyk

Someone look at the numbers! How many 7s? Any significance ?

Which group uses numbers and numerology?


21 posted on 07/17/2014 9:05:14 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: DoodleDawg

The trigger-happy Russians or the trigger-happy Ukranians.


22 posted on 07/17/2014 9:05:32 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: Biggirl

I hear that. If I can’t drive there, I ain’t going.


23 posted on 07/17/2014 9:06:05 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Some days you're the windshield, and some days you're the bug.)
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To: Hojczyk

Maybe it was Malaysia Airlines Flight 370


24 posted on 07/17/2014 9:06:19 AM PDT by jim999
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To: All

Would not surprise me if it was by the Russians, ever since that school kids masssacre about almost a decade ago, they have no patience for the Muslims.


25 posted on 07/17/2014 9:06:44 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: silverleaf

It was over Ukraine air space when lost signal.


26 posted on 07/17/2014 9:07:06 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: DoodleDawg

I don’t think anybody is eager to take credit for this one.


27 posted on 07/17/2014 9:07:12 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: elcid1970
it was a BUK Launcher

28 posted on 07/17/2014 9:07:18 AM PDT by j_guru
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To: j_guru

Buk Rocket

29 posted on 07/17/2014 9:07:58 AM PDT by corkoman
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To: carriage_hill

You have heard of this college, Grove City College, in Grove City PA, Western PA.


30 posted on 07/17/2014 9:07:58 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: DoodleDawg

early reports indicate Ukraine did, by mistake….not knowing it was civilian. Of course, this could change a hundred times….


31 posted on 07/17/2014 9:08:06 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (www.FireKarlRove.com NOW)
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To: corkoman

Heard it was that type of rocket.


32 posted on 07/17/2014 9:09:20 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Hojczyk

I’m sure that it was just a short in the center wing tank that caused an explosion.


33 posted on 07/17/2014 9:09:28 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Hojczyk

In October, 2001, Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 crashed in the Black Sea amid reports that it was accidentally shot down by the Ukrainian military.

My sympathy in the present unpleasantness over there is with Ukraine. I don’t suggest that the downing of the Malaysia flight is a result of Ukrainian military action, but I wonder how long it will take the MSM to mention Flight 1812, a crash which I do think is relevant to today’s crash. My confidence in the competency of the MSM is such that I expect that it will not mention it.


34 posted on 07/17/2014 9:10:30 AM PDT by bagman
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To: SevenofNine

Day may come they own CNN and Time and HBO too!


35 posted on 07/17/2014 9:10:31 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: VanDeKoik

The Ukraininans haven’t shot down any aircraft while losing several to the invaders’ actions and possibly Russian actions.

Someone out there is trigger happy. The worse is that they’re trying to create an international incident that will justify further Russian meddling.


36 posted on 07/17/2014 9:10:45 AM PDT by meatloaf
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To: reg45

Both despising Muslims, because of the infamous Checyineans.


37 posted on 07/17/2014 9:11:06 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Biggirl

the only good muslim is a dead one!


38 posted on 07/17/2014 9:11:42 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: corkoman

FOX Jennifer G reporting that BUK has been reported by AP reporters in last 24 hrs


39 posted on 07/17/2014 9:12:10 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Biggirl

Yes, beautiful campus and great school.

http://www.gcc.edu/Pages/Grove-City-College.aspx


40 posted on 07/17/2014 9:12:12 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Some days you're the windshield, and some days you're the bug.)
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To: j_guru
They're trying to add to their collection on the wall in the Kremlin. Remember KAL 007? And the crash of the entire Polish delegation that killed Lech Kaczyński? And I'm sure there are a whole lot of others. Overtly shot down and otherwise. The Russians have always been exceptional at indiscriminate slaughter.
41 posted on 07/17/2014 9:12:15 AM PDT by jim999
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To: VanDeKoik

Bring in the TWA 800 investigation team. They will have a sure fire answer. /s


42 posted on 07/17/2014 9:12:37 AM PDT by DownInFlames
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To: hoosiermama

Seriously? please.


43 posted on 07/17/2014 9:12:40 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: Hojczyk

I don’t know WHICH video maker is responsible for this, but he is in A LOT of trouble.


44 posted on 07/17/2014 9:13:10 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: Hojczyk

The thought of TWA 800 just came into my mind when I heard the breaking news.


45 posted on 07/17/2014 9:13:41 AM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Hojczyk

About the Buk rocket.


46 posted on 07/17/2014 9:14:36 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: a fool in paradise

Did you hear latest Rupert Murdoch think about buy Time Warner get this if he does that contract that Time Warner did separate with LA Dodgers and LA Lakers get their own channel could be voided and null

Apparenlty there is loophole in monolopy law that if the company did the contract goes belly up the contract they did that time go null and void

I hear that one Business news on KNX Radio here in SO CAL


47 posted on 07/17/2014 9:15:05 AM PDT by SevenofNine (We are Freepers, all your media bases belong to us ,resistance is futile)
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To: All

Opps. Here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buk_missile_system


48 posted on 07/17/2014 9:15:29 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: gaijin

Prolly one of those spontaneous center fuel tank explosions.


49 posted on 07/17/2014 9:15:36 AM PDT by gaijin
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To: j_guru

Both Russia and Ukraine deploy Buk missiles, but it was Ukraine military advisor who announced it was buk missile. How did he know so quickly?

Did Ukraine shoot down so to blame Russia? False Flag?


50 posted on 07/17/2014 9:15:50 AM PDT by The Bat Ladys Husband (Restore the Texas Republic)
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