Netherlands Mourns, Bodies of Malaysia Airlines Crash Victims Return

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Bodies recovered from the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17 will be flown to the Netherlands Wednesday as the country mourns 193 citizens killed in the crash. 

According to the BBC, the he first bodies are expected to arrive by plane at Eindhoven in the Netherlands on Wednesday afternoon. 

Members of the Dutch royal family and Prime Minister Mark Rutte are to meet the plane.

Flags will fly at half mast on a day of national mourning in the Netherlands, the origin of the doomed flight to Kuala Lumpur that was allegedly blown out of the sky by a missile, reportedly fired by mistake by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. 

It remains unclear “who pulled the trigger” and why.

“The most plausible explanation… was that it was a mistake”, and that the missile was fired by “an ill-trained crew” using a system that requires some skill and training, said a senior intelligence official who spoke on condition of anonymity and was quoted by AFP. 

The intelligence official cited previous incidents over the years in which both Russian and US forces have mistakenly shot down civilian airliners.

Meanwhile, Malaysian The Star Online reports that Malaysia’s three-man team inspecting the crash site observed that part of the Boeing jetliner’s massive wings had melted as a result of intense heat.

It quotes Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) spokesperson for the Special Monitoring mission to Ukraine, Michael Bociurkiw, as saying the wings melted as they were made of aluminium.

Bociurkiw reportedly tells reporters in Donetsk that the team also did not notice any major parts of the plane missing from the crash site.

He says the OSCE was yet to find any evidence of a missile strike at the site.

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Einar - 24 Jul 2014 // 07:18:01

are you absolutely sure you are not Romanian?
could it be possible for you to have hanged around here going by the nicknames Mephisto, DrFaust and others?
Maybe Novinite could check out your IP

Russophobe - 23 Jul 2014 // 21:49:55

Typical Bulgarian peasant, always thinking about the money. Don't worry about the money little monkey, people in the west don't have basic necessities like getting toilet paper like you do in Stolipinovo.

The problem is not about money, insurance companies will obviously pay. And if they don't then Malaysia or Holland will pay. Both countries have ample resources to take care of their own people. Even if that doesn't happen the people in those countries will help their own people. The sense of social justice is very high in the Netherlands, a very advanced nation.

The problem here is accepting responsibility. And the peasants in Russia are similar to you in thinking: never accepting personal responsibility for your own failures, always blaming someone else when shit hits the fan and always inventing wild conspiracies to fuel your own lack of education and tremendous amount of ignorance.

That's why in the West people make 10 X as any of you monkeys in the East and that won't change in the next century.

Keep thinking like a dirty peasant and amusing us with your thought process of a 5 year old in Western Europe.

malak petko - 23 Jul 2014 // 20:03:59

The question is who is going to pay??

It is obvious that the Russians will be blamed.
But it happened in Ukraine.

The plain was directed by Ukrainian air traffic control.
And it was directed above a military positions.

Is it normal to send passenger planes above a front line???
This is front line attacked by planes such as Su24 and Sy25 and defended with missiles.
We knew that planes are shot in Donbass region before this disaster.
And now a passenger plane flying above the front line was shot.
I am not surprised at all.

I would ask why the plane was there?
Also it is obvious that the rebels will not pay. It is impossible also for the Russian government to pay.
It is a war, which they believed was started by USA, against them, using a proxy. So there will be no mood to admit guilt.
So the ensurers will be in a very difficult position.
And all media blaming of Russia somehow will not please the relatives of the victims.
But they does not matter. It is global politics.
But still someone will have to pay.

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