MH17 Ukraine disaster: Missile confirmed to have downed plane – BBC News

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed as a result of a Russian-made 9M38 Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board says. The missile hit the front left of the plane, as a result of which part of the plane broke off, it said in a final report into the disaster. The West and Ukraine say Russian-backed rebels brought down the Boeing 777. But Russia claims a missile was fired from Ukrainian-controlled territory. The report will not apportion blame but says airspace should have been closed. Dutch Safety Board gave the following reason for the crash

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