July 23, 2014 22:22
Two more planes to take remains of Malaysian jet crash victims to Netherlands on July 24 - ministry
KYIV. July 23 (Interfax) - Two more aircraft are due to take off from Ukraine for the Netherlands on Thursday with 51 containers carrying bodies and body fragments recovered at the crash site near Donetsk of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, the Ukrainian Regional Development Ministry said on Wednesday.
"Currently, a group of international experts among whom there are experts from the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Australia, Malaysia, the United States and Britain is continuing examining bodies of victims and organizing their transportation to the Kingdom of the Netherlands under agreements between Ukraine and all the countries that had their citizens among those killed in the terrible air crash," the ministry said in a statement.
On Wednesday, two military transport aircraft took the remains of 56 people to the Netherlands.
A Lockheed C-130 Hercules of the Dutch air force set off from Kharkiv, Ukraine, for the Dutch city of Eindhoven around noon with the remains of 16 people. An Australian Boeing C-17 Globemaster took off with the remains of 40 people an hour later, also flying from Kharkiv to Eindhoven.
Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 777 crashed on July 17 during a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, killing all 298 people on board.
The victims represented a variety of nationalities - among them were 192 Dutch nationals (one of them had dual Dutch-U.S. citizenship), 44 Malaysians, including the 15-member crew, 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians, 10 Britons, one of whom was also a South African national, four Germans, four Belgians, three Filipinos, one Canadian, and one New Zealander.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
January 16, 2017
Implementation of political part of Minsk agreements impossible without cessation of hostilities in Donbas - U.S. Vice-President Biden
Russian business ombudsman to attend Trump inauguration ceremony
Moscow not to accuse foreign authorities of being involved in cyber attacks on Russian resources - Peskov (Part 2)
Commission to investigate plane crash near Bishkek formed, goes to Kyrgyzstan on Monday - IAC
CENTRAL BANK OF RUSSIA RUBLE EXCHANGE RATES FROM 17.01.2017
CB to quote ruble at 59.6067 rubles/$1 and 63.2308 rubles/EUR1 on January 17
IAC: FOUR-MEMBER COMMISSION FORMED TO INVESTIGATE BOEING CRASH NEAR BISHKEK; THEY ARE FLYING TO KYRGYZSTAN ON MONDAY
Peskov on Trump initiative on nuclear disarmament: let's wait for him to take office (Part 2)
Ukraine issue to be on agenda of Russia-U.S. dialogue - Peskov (Part 2)
Moscow shares Trump's opinion that NATO is remnant of past - Peskov (Part 2)
Turkmenistan's GDP grew 6.2% in 2016
Peskov: there are no contacts with Trump team (Part 2)
Bishkek Airport reopens for arrivals, departures