Within the last few minutes, we have some troubling news to bring you now as it has been confirmed that a Malaysian Airlines plane crash has occurred in Ukraine, with 295 people on board.
Even more troubling is the fact that Reuters is reporting that the Malaysian Airlines plane has been shot down altitude of 10 km above Eastern Ukraine.
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#BREAKING: Interfax agency says Malaysian passenger airliner was shot down at altitude of 10 km above Eastern Ukraine
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) July 17, 2014
Given the fact that the Malaysian Airlines MH370 plane has still not been found, this is likely to cause all sorts of controversy given it is the same airline to have two major incidents in a short space of time.
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UPDATE: An alleged first picture showing wreckage has been captured by RT:
— RT (@RT_com) July 17, 2014