Skip to comments.Ukraine rebels: We did not shoot down plane
Posted on 07/17/2014 10:12:39 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) Separatist rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk have denied that they are responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane.
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I’m low on information, but if this is the same type of Malaysian plane that disappeared, could it be that whoever shot it down, considered it to be the disappeared one filled with bombs?
It was a short in the center wing fuel tank.
The flight had already crossed 99% of the Ukraine at a steady altitude of 33,000 feet and was about to cross the Russian border. Who would have had the most motivation to shoot it down?
Dude.. uhh.. or Dudette!!
Take a number.. lol
Life is a conspiracy.
You just have to figure out ..
who is behind all of them ..
and get them first..
and don’t fly on Malysia Airlines 777s ‘til ya do..
Gonna be a lot of finger pointing and misinformation. Will be tough to really know the truth.
We won’t mention that Putie and Obamaoid talked and had discussed the new sanctions just shortly before this unfortunate ‘field training’ incident.. and Putie wasn’t reeeal thrilled.. as his comments reflect..
If I was a betting man.. which I am not..
Burning wreckage, bodies scattered after airliner crashes in Ukraine
An emergency services rescue worker said at least 100 bodies had so far been found at the scene, near the village of Grabovo, and that debris from the wreckage was spread across an area up to about 15 km (nine miles) in diameter.
Broken pieces of the wings were marked with blue and red paint - the same colours as the emblem of the Malaysian airline which lost track of a Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that was carrying almost 300 people.
“I was working in the field on my tractor when I heard the sound of a plane and then a bang and shots. Then I saw the plane hit the ground and break in two. There was thick black smoke,” said a witness, who gave his name only as Vladimir.
Maybe it was Barrys trading pals.
Emergencies Ministry members work at the site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014.
The Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official said.
geez, they lose track of the flight just after it enters Ukrainian air space and the crash site is on the other side of the country.
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An armed pro-Russian separatist stands at a site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014. The Malaysian airliner MH-17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by pro-Russian militants on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard, a Ukrainian interior ministry official said. Dozens of bodies were scattered around the smouldering wreckage of a passenger jet that crashed in a field in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a Reuters reporter said. An emergency services rescue worker said at least 100 bodies had so far been found at the scene, near the village of Grabovo, and that debris from the wreckage was spread across an area up to about 15 km (nine miles) in diameter. (REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev)
That observation pretty much settles it.
No..this is a different plane, and the Seperatists mistook the plane for a Unkraine plane and claimed responsibility...they are considered terrorists. There were 23 Americans, and 80 were children of the 280 passengers and there were 15 employees. The plane was only crossing their airspace as it normally does from Amsterdam to Malyasia.
Thank you. I meant the same type, Boeing 777, not the actual missing plane.
Seems to be a lot of conflicting information out there and we’ll never know an accurate answer.
Prayers for the loved ones of the victims.
Hoping the terrorists are dealt with properly (like Israel deals with them)
If indeed the Russian separatists are on the site sweeping for evidence, you can bet that evidence tying them to the missile will go the way of Lois Lerners hard drive. Lois...pick up the white phone,...youre needed in Donetsk
Yes it was a Boeing 777; prayers up. I agree on the terrorists being taken care of properly.
The Russians are looking for a Casus Belli for a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. No doubt they are going to try to create a “Reichstag Fire” to set it justification for such an invasion.
Why was it flying over a war zone? One would think that Malaysia would be a bit more careful about their airplanes. That is the second big hit to Malaysian Airlines in a year.
Many airlines had flights over this area, even at the exact time of the shoot-down.
In a post on his VKontakte page, Russia's largest social media site, separatist leader Igor Girkin, aka Strelkov, wrote: "In the vicinity of Torez, we just downed a plane, an AN-26. It is lying somewhere in the Progress Mine. We have issued warnings not to fly in our airspace. We have video confirming. The bird fell on a waste heap. Residential areas were not hit. Civilians were not injured."
Looks like top rebel Igor Girkin (Streklov) posted on social media about shooting down "another AH-26" today, along with video footage of the takedown.
That is an interesting angle that nobody on TV has discussed yet. Very Interesting....
It was a Groupon where you save $50 if you let them fly you over an active war zone.
Now that the black boxes have been sent to Moscow for analysis we're sure to get confirmation of this claim soon.
These are dumb ass thugs masquerading as soldiers who brought down an airliner travelling an international flight path recognized as such even by Russia — the client state of these thugs.