Among the 298 Ukraine plane crash victims: Indiana U. grad student, AIDS researchers, soccer fans

July 19, 2014 1:04 AM

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WASHINGTON — A family of four headed to a reunion in the Philippines. A graduate student on summer break with her boyfriend. Two soccer fans following a beloved team to New Zealand.

The 298 passengers and crew aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Thursday were from at least 10 different countries. Some were flying for business trips, others for adventure, to move abroad or to visit relatives. One man was traveling to his mother’s funeral in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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