Malaysia Airlines Reveal Nationalities of All MH17 Passengers

World | July 19, 2014, Saturday // 11:10
Bulgaria: Malaysia Airlines Reveal Nationalities of All MH17 Passengers Photo by EPA/BGNES.

Malaysia airlines have announced the final list of the nationalities of all 298 passengers on board of flight MH17 which crashed in Eastern Ukraine, Thursday.

A total of 192 of all victims were from the Netherlands, 44 people, of whom 15 crew members, were Malaysian nationals, 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians, 10 nationals of the United Kingdom have been on board.

Among the victims were also 4 German citizens, 4 Belgians, 3 nationals of the Philippines, one Canadian, one New Zealand citizen.

Malaysia Airlines is working closely with the respective embassies to notify the next-of-kin of the passengers.

Flags flew half-mast on the parliament building in respect for all the Dutch nationals on board flight MH17, Friday.

Dutch prime minister expressed his "deep shock" but urged restraint, encouraging people to avoid speculation and wait for the facts. He has also promised to have the Dutch victims bodies repatriated as swiftly as possible, the BBC reports.

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