: Reuters: Preliminary results from flight MH17 forensic probe expected this year - Malaysian Minister

13:44 Jul. 16, 2016

Reuters: Preliminary results from flight MH17 forensic probe expected this year - Malaysian Minister

Vice Prime Minister and chairman of the government commission to investigate the causes of the MH17 crash Hennadiy Zubko, right, speaks at a briefing for journalists in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. (AP Images)

Investigators believe so far, plane was shot down by BUK anti-air system from territories controlled by the Russian-backed separatist forces 

Malaysia's transport minister said on Saturday preliminary conclusions from the forensic investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 two years ago could be received later this year.

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The Boeing 777 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board concluded last year in its final report on the crash in July 2014 that killed all 298 people on board, most of them Dutch.

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