On July 17, 2014, flight MH17 was allegedly shot down over Ukraine.
Malaysia Airline Flight MH17 was an international flight carrying 283 passengers and 15 crew members. The flight was scheduled from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. The Boeing 777-200ER plane lost contact over the Ukraine-Russian border and crashed near Torez in Donetsk Oblast, killing all on board. The plane was reportedly shot down by a surface-to-air missle fired during a battle in the Shakhtarsk region. DW's latest content on Flight MH17 is collated below.
Lawyers representing families of the 196 Dutch victims of flight MH17 said that a majority had reached an agreement with Malaysia Airlines for compensation. The news came on the second anniversary of the fateful crash.
An Australian law firm has filed a claim against Russia and President Putin seeking millions for each passenger killed in the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014. All 298 people on board died.