MH17 Investigators Have an Eyewitness, Dutch Prosecutor Says

Dutch prosecutors have at least one eyewitness in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, lead prosecutor Fred Westerbeke said two weeks ahead of the first court hearing into the tragedy. A Dutch court will on March 9 hear the case against three Russian suspects and one Ukrainian over the downing of … Continue reading MH17 Investigators Have an Eyewitness, Dutch Prosecutor Says

Malaysia Airlines: A history of ups and downs

Malaysia Airlines Berhad, colloquially known as Malaysia Airlines, is Malaysia’s flag carrier. The airline has been struggling for the past few years following several incidents involving one missing flight (MH370) and another being shot down over eastern Ukraine (MH17). Now, Malaysia Airlines - wholly owned by Khazanah Nasional Berhad, a Malaysian sovereign wealth fund company … Continue reading Malaysia Airlines: A history of ups and downs

How MH370 and MH17 changed the way we think about air travel

Thirty-three Australians were tragically killed in two air disasters which shrouded 2014 and the years which have followed in sadness, anger and frustration. Both incidents, which left a total of 537 passengers dead, forever seared the flight code of Malaysia Airlines into the consciousness of Australians. What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, or MH370, … Continue reading How MH370 and MH17 changed the way we think about air travel

Dutch journalists discover large pieces of wreckage at MH17 crash site

Dutch prosecutors say that the cause of the MH17 crash has been determined but skepticism still remains, the journalist says. Some large pieces of wreckage still remain at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine, Eric van de Beek, a journalist with the Novini media outlet told TASS on Monday. A … Continue reading Dutch journalists discover large pieces of wreckage at MH17 crash site

Flight MH370 mystery may never be solved

Flight MH370 mystery may never be solved 'because of crucial lost 18 minutes' The Malaysian Airlines jet, which was carrying 239 passengers from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, disappeared from radar just seconds after entered into Vietnamese airspace. The mystery of doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may never be solved as it lost contact with air … Continue reading Flight MH370 mystery may never be solved

Former head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s MH17 Taskforce Matthew Anderson to take war memorial reins

A career diplomat who helped lead the response to the tragic downing of MH17 in Ukraine will become the next director of the Australian War Memorial. Australia’s deputy high commissioner to the UK and former ambassador to Afghanistan, Matthew Anderson, will succeed Brendan Nelson in the role in 2020 and is expected to start in … Continue reading Former head of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s MH17 Taskforce Matthew Anderson to take war memorial reins

Flight MH17 families seek answers

Five years go, when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine, Piet Ploeg lost members of his family. He hopes the investigation will bring responsible to justice. On July 17, 2014, Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 took off from Amsterdam, bound for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As the Boeing 777 flew over eastern Ukraine, it crashed, killing … Continue reading Flight MH17 families seek answers

Indonesian investigators blame design flaws with Boeing 737 for crash

Indonesian experts tarnish the reputation of Malaysian airlines, who was the owner of missing MH370 and the shot down MH17. Indonesian investigators blame design flaws with Boeing 737 for crash that killed 189 passengers and crew when plane slammed into the sea just after takeoff. Lion Air‘s flight JT-610 was heading to Pangkal Pinang, an … Continue reading Indonesian investigators blame design flaws with Boeing 737 for crash

Media: Joint investigation team gets information on MH17 crash from Ukraine that responds for not closing closed air space

Urdupoint.com published an article with a quotation of the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov that "the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) receives many materials on the 2014 Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash over eastern Ukraine from Kiev, while it is to blame for the unclosed air space". He also claimed that Russia has never been invited to become … Continue reading Media: Joint investigation team gets information on MH17 crash from Ukraine that responds for not closing closed air space

Investigating Countries Fail To Request MH17 Crash Info From German Detective

Neither the Netherlands nor Malaysia have timely asked German detective Josef Resch to provide information about the 2014 Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash over eastern Ukraine, and the detective is therefore withdrawing his offer to disclose the evidence related to the case, Resch's lawyer said. The detective, who has been carrying out his own probe into … Continue reading Investigating Countries Fail To Request MH17 Crash Info From German Detective