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Malaysian plane disaster: In pictures

By Vision Reporter

Added 18th July 2014 03:02 PM

Pictures of the latest plane tragedy involving a Malaysian Airlines jetliner that crashed in Ukraine.

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IN PICTURES

All 298 people aboard  a Malysian Airlines MH17 jetliner from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur died on Thursday when it came down in violence-wracked eastern Ukraine, with the United States saying it was hit by a surface-to-air missile.
 


Rescuers stand on a road near the plane crash site


People search for bodies at the site of the crash


All the 298 people onboard the ill-fated airliner aree feared dead

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A firefighter sprays water to extinguish a fire amongst the wreckages of the jetliner Thursday night


The news has been received around the world. Here, an Indian man reads a newspaper with the news featuring the plane tragedy

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Chris Beyrer, president-elect of the International AIDS Society, addresses the media outside the venue for the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne on Friday, a day after the plane crash

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People gather next to a sign reading AIDS 2014 in Melbourne after news that downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was carrying many participants headed to the 20th International AIDS Conference planned this weekend in the Australian city

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Young Indian school children of Bright Academy hold candles and prayer messages for the passengers of the ill-fated plane

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The plane was carrying mostly Dutch citizens. Here, a Dutch national flag flies at half mast on the Dutch parliament in The Hague

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Relatives of a passenger who was on board flight MH17 break down over the news at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang

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Grieving Indonesian Yuriah Tanzil (C), sister of Ninik Yuriani, a passenger of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, is comforted by a relative in the family residence in Jakarta

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Malaysia airlines planes are seen on the tarmac at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang

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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono delivers his statement on the crash at the presidential palace in Jakarta

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The latest crash is a fresh blow to Malyasian Airlines, along with the Malaysian government, which is still struggling to provide answers on the disappearance of flight MH370 on March 8 with 239 people aboard. Pictured in this file photo is co-pilot and Squadron Leader Brett McKenzie helping to look for objects during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, far off the coast of Perth


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