MH17 crash: Russia decided to pass radar data of MH17 crash to Dutch investigators
Politics19:12 Jun. 6, 2016

Russia decided to pass radar data of MH17 crash to Dutch investigators

A month after the preliminary report on downing MH17 Moscow sends data to the investigation team

Russia has finally passed on to Netherlands data concerning the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Boing MH17. It was shot down over the occupied eastern Ukrainian territory on July 17, 2014. 

More than two years later, Russian authorities sent the radar data to the Dutch embassy in Moscow. Now European investigators must check for authenticity of the data.

Read more MH17 Investigation: Trial is possible in the Netherlands

The MH17 flight was heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. when it was downed above occupied Donbas territory by a BUK missile. All 298 people on board died.

Read more Rutte: Russia should stop ‘spreading all kinds of nonsense' about MH17

In September, the international commission presented their report on Russia's complicity to the catastrophe. Proving that the plane was hit by a missile, fired from a Russian BUK complex.

Read more MH17 investigation report: full version (with video)

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