Russian-made missile system downed airliner, Dutch report says

October 13, 2015 9:45 PM

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A Russian anti-aircraft missile fired from a fairly small area in eastern Ukraine destroyed Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 on July 17, 2014, killing the 298 people aboard, according to a report from the Dutch Safety Board released Tuesday.

The report is by far the most in-depth and definitive to date dealing with the deadly attack, which struck a passenger flight that happened to be flying over the Ukrainian civil war zone.

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