Who were the passengers on MH17?

Who were the passengers on MH17?

According to the flight manifest, MH17 was carrying 193 Dutch nationals (including one with dual US nationality), 43 Malaysians (including 15 crew), 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians and 10 Britons (including one with dual South African citizenship).

What happened to MH17 passengers?

A reconstruction has shown that the passengers of Malaysia. Flight MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014 by a BUK missile while on its way to Kuala Lumpar from Amsterdam. 298 people, including 80 children, were killed when the Boeing 777 was shot down.

Who shot down the passenger jet?

Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014, by what has been determined to be a Russian-made missile launcher fired by Russian-backed rebels. Relatives of the 298 people who died when Malaysian Airlines flight 17 was shot down have accused Russia of lying about its role in the incident.

Who are the passengers on MH17?

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Names and Identities of Passengers on Tragic Flight. Nick Norris’s three grandchildren, Mo Maslin, 12, Evie Maslin, 10, and Otis Maslin, 8 were the youngest victims of the crash.

What happened to MH17 pilot Eugene Choo?

Pilot Eugene Choo was flying Malaysia airlines MH17 when it was shot down. Picture: Supplied It was no great setback for the pilots of the MH17; they could deal with a loss of five minutes and they might be able to win back the lost time at a later stage.

Who was in the cockpit when MH17 hit Ukraine?

In the cockpit with Choo was First Officer Rahim. The forecast had been for thunderstorms in eastern Ukraine, so when it became evident that MH17 was on course to fly into the storm, Choo intended to ask the air traffic controller if he could divert from his flight route.

What was MH17’s flight level?

Flight MH17 up to now had been flying at flight level (FL) 330, equivalent to 33,000 feet. The controller asked him to take his plane to flight level (FL) 350 — 35,000 feet — but Choo declined. His reason is not clear, but it may have had to do with the detour that Choo was planning. The air traffic controller did not ask for an explanation.

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