Doomed flight likely downed by pro-Russian separatists; at least 1 American aboard, says Obama

July 18, 2014 4:49 PM

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Doomed flight likely downed by pro-Russian separatists; at least 1 American aboard, says Obama

WASHINGTON – President Obama said Friday at least one American was among the passengers killed aboard Malaysia Airlines flight 17, and said the plane appears to have been downed by a surface-to-air missile launched from Ukraine by pro-Russian separatists.

Calling it a “global tragedy,” Obama said the “the eyes of the world are on eastern Ukraine,” and pledged “we’re going to make sure that the truth gets out.”

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