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Posted July 17, 2014 by Luis Mercado in News
 
 

Malaysian Passenger Plane Reportedly Shot Down In Ukraine [Video]

A Malaysian plane was shot down in Ukraine right on the border of Russia earlier today (Thursday) during a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

According to USA Today, the Boeing 777 had 295 people on board and was hit by a missile.

Anton Gerashenko, the adviser, says on his Facebook page the plane was flying at an altitude of 33,000 feet when it was hit Thursday by a missile fired from a BUK launcher, the Associated Press reports.

CNN is reporting that the missile may have came from Russian-made buk according to an assessment from the Ukraine.

Below is alleged video from the incident.

The news is breaking and will be updated as more information becomes available.