Malaysia Airlines Flight 17Thursday July 17, 2014
A Boeing 777-200 airliner operating as Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, crashed about 40 miles east of Donetsk, Ukraine. The plane was 90 minutes into its flight, flying at 33,000 feet, when it was apparently hit by a Russian Buk missile. The missile exploded a few feet away from the cockpit .Debris was spread over a wide area. All 283 passengers and crew of 15 were killed.