Tag: MH17

Remembering MH17: Families deserve to see justice says malaysian transport ministry

The Malaysian Transport Ministry says without a doubt, every family and the next of kin who are affected by this tragedy deserves to see justice. In a message to the media dated July 17, the ministry marks the fifth year of the tragic incident involving...

Key questions as flight MH17 remembered five years on

by Jan HENNOP Five years ago on Wednesday, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was blasted out of the sky over war-torn eastern Ukraine with the loss of all 298 people on board. The shooting down of the Boeing 777 travelling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has prompted...

Mahathir criticises ‘ridiculous’ charges over MH17 says its now political

Malaysia's prime minister on Thursday criticised the "ridiculous" decision to charge three Russians and a Ukrainian with murder over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. International investigators charged the men on Wednesday, the first people to face justice over the tragedy five years...

Malaysia Airlines still losing money but biz class surges

Malaysian Airlines, battered by a series of unfortunate events in the recent years, saw a boost in its image with business-class bookings surging with all time highs. Malaysia Airlines’ said its passenger load factor rose to 81% in the fourth quarter from 70% compared to...

Virtual Memorial For Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Tragedy

Online obituaries have been created for each and every victim of flight 17 to allow online users to express their condolences and pay their respect. Following the tragic loss of life of those onboard the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, an online memorial (here) has been...

Hishammuddin Hussein: MH17 Brought Down Using Surface-to-Air Missile

Kuala Lumpur-The Defense Minister of Malaysia, Hishammuddin Hussein, said that the military intelligence and remains from the crashed MH17 flight show that a surface-to-air missile was utilized to shoot the plane down. The Defense Minister believes that such a system to shoot down a...

TERROR IN THE SKY: How Najib got the deal

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak had two major issues to tackle as he negotiated with the Ukrainian rebels for the return of the black boxes and bodies of the passengers at the crash site of the doomed MH 17. Safety of his team and diplomatic...

TERROR IN THE SKY: What MAS should do

Speculation of bankruptcy has emerged as Malaysian Airlines faces yet another crisis after MH17 was shot down over the skies of eastern Ukraine last week, barely four months after MH370 mysteriously disappeared from radar detection on its way to Beijing. Will MH17 be the last...

TERROR IN THE SKY: Who shot down MH17?

A finger-pointing blame game between pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian government has surfaced over the crashed Malaysian plane MH17, after it was reported “shot down” over eastern Ukraine. But by who? Ukrainian authorities have accused "terrorists" of using a ground-to-air missile – the term the Kiev...

TERROR IN THE SKY: We have just shot down a plane. It is definitely a civilian plane

A Ukrainian newspaper has published what it said was recordings of phone conversations, firstly between Russian intelligence officers and secondly between separatist commanders, about a downed passenger jet believed to be the crashed flight MH17. Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 carrying 298 people on board from...