Preliminary MH17 Report Points To Missile Attack

The preliminary report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 supports the theory that it was hit by a BUK missile.

The preliminary report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 supports the theory that it was hit by a BUK missile.

MH17 was hit by “numerous high velocity objects”, according to a report by the Dutch Safety Board.

The evidence is consistent with the aircraft being struck by shrapnel from a missile.

A BUK missile does not hit its target intact but explodes just before reaching it, sending shrapnel out over a wider area.

The Dutch experts examined the aircraft’s black box and voice recorder, as well as air traffic control records and satellite images.

The pilot did not make a distress call, the engines were fully functional and there were no technical faults elsewhere.

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