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Russia: Interstate Aviation Committee calls for international investigation into MH17 crash00:32

Russia: Interstate Aviation Committee calls for international investigation into MH17 crash

Russian Federation, Moscow
July 18, 2014 at 03:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

Deputy Head of the Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK) Sergei Zaiko said it is necessary to create an international commission to investigate the fatal crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, during a statement in Moscow on Friday. The Interstate Aviation Committee is a supervising body which deals with overseeing the use and management of civil aviation in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States).

The Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam, went down in eastern Ukraine earlier on Thursday. The crash site of the plane was found near the settlement of Grabovo in Donetsk region, located approximated 60 kilometres (37 miles) from the border with Russia.

Some 298 people were reportedly on board the plane which was reportedly flying at an altitude of around 10,600 (34,700 feet) when ground control lost contact. It has not yet been confirmed how the plane was brought down.

Russia: Interstate Aviation Committee calls for international investigation into MH17 crash00:32
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Deputy Head of the Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK) Sergei Zaiko said it is necessary to create an international commission to investigate the fatal crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, during a statement in Moscow on Friday. The Interstate Aviation Committee is a supervising body which deals with overseeing the use and management of civil aviation in the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States).

The Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam, went down in eastern Ukraine earlier on Thursday. The crash site of the plane was found near the settlement of Grabovo in Donetsk region, located approximated 60 kilometres (37 miles) from the border with Russia.

Some 298 people were reportedly on board the plane which was reportedly flying at an altitude of around 10,600 (34,700 feet) when ground control lost contact. It has not yet been confirmed how the plane was brought down.

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