July 17, 2014
An airplane of Malaysian airlines shot down in Donetsk region
6.40 pm – according to data of Malaysian Media the plane bore 280 passengers and 15 crew members.
6.34 – ‘Inforesist’ group informs that soldiers of the ATO forces are not armed with facilities for anti-aircraft defense.
6.29 – eyewitnesses upload the video which display the falling of the plane and clouds of black smoke.
6.24 pm July 17 2014 – Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs Anton Geraschenko confirms that the plane has been shot down with the guided missile system ‘Buk’.
6.21 – “Ukrearoruh’ confirms the crash of Malaysian airplane close to Ukrainian border.
6.12 – ‘Ukrainska pravda’ was informed by sources that in Donetsk region the plane had been shot down.
At about 4.20 pm the connection with passenger plane Boeing 777 which was flying in direction to Kuala Lumpur at the altitude of 10 kilometres disappeared.