Aug 12, 2015

MH17 probe finds 'probable' missile pieces at crash site

Investigators probing the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 said Tuesday they had found fragments “probably” from a Russian-made BUK missile at the crash site in eastern Ukraine. International and Dutch investigators are examining seven “considerable fragments of some size… probably from a BUK ...

New debris found on island in hunt for MH370 answers

Aug 2, 2015

New debris found on island in hunt for MH370 answers

Investigators probing missing flight MH370 collected more metallic debris on an Indian Ocean island Sunday as Malaysia urged authorities in the region to be on alert for wreckage washing up on their shores. Locals on La Reunion island have been combing the shores since ...

New video emerges of Ukrainian rebels looting luggage of Flight MH17 victims

Jul 17, 2015

New video emerges of Ukrainian rebels looting luggage of Flight MH17 victims

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Friday she was ‘sickened’ after new footage emerged allegedly of Russian-backed rebels ransacking the luggage of passengers killed after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine. The video was obtained by Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and published ...

Jul 16, 2015

Putin tells Dutch PM MH17 tribunal would be counterproductive

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday told Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte that establishing an international tribunal to prosecute those behind the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine would be counterproductive. “Vladimir Putin in detail explained the Russian position regarding the premature ...

Jul 11, 2015

As first anniversary looms, MH17 families demand justice

Families of those killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine last year demanded justice Saturday at an emotional memorial ceremony ahead of the first anniversary of the disaster. The somber memorial service at Kuala Lumpur International Airport was attended by ...

Apr 16, 2015

Search area for Flight 370 to be doubled if plane not found

The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be expanded by another 60,000 square kilometers (23,000 square miles) in the Indian Ocean if the jetliner is not found by May, officials said Thursday, affirming their commitment to not give up until ...

More jetliner deaths in 2014 from fewer accidents

Mar 9, 2015

More jetliner deaths in 2014 from fewer accidents

The number of deaths in jetliner disasters spiked last year despite there being fewer accidents in total, an international airline industry group said Monday. The International Air Transport Association said in its annual safety report that 641 people died in airline accidents in 2014. ...

Malaysia Airlines website hacked with '404 — plane not found' message

Jan 26, 2015

Malaysia Airlines website hacked with '404 — plane not found' message

The Malaysia Airlines website was commandeered Monday by hackers who referenced Islamic State jihadis and claimed to be from the “Lizard Squad,” a group known for previous denial-of-service attacks. The website’s front page was replaced with an image of a tuxedo-wearing lizard, and read ...