Malaysia Airlines Victims' Bodies Set to Arrive in the Netherlands

A day of mourning will be held across the European nation to honor those lost in the attack.
1:22 | 07/23/14

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Transcript for Malaysia Airlines Victims' Bodies Set to Arrive in the Netherlands
Terry, thanks very much. There will be a day of mourning across the Netherlands where the victims' bodies are being returned to their loved ones. ABC's lama Hasan is there. Good morning, lama. Reporter: That's right, good morning to you, George. It is a somber day here today where those two military planes carrying the remains of those victims will be arriving right here at eindhoven airport, the Netherlands' second largest airport and, of course, they will be the first of the bodies to arrive. Church bells will ring across the country, across the Netherlands. Five minutes before those two military planes touch down here. Then you'll hear the sound of a trumpet. The trumpet signals the arrival of those two planes and they are to meet them will be their relative, the king and queen of the Netherlands and following a minutes silence. The bodies will then be taken, escorted by a police motorcade to a military facility about 65 miles from here which is when the grim process of identifying those bodies, that's when that will be begin. There will be a team of about 40 forensic experts on hand to do that. All of this, George, taking place on a day that's been declared a day of national mourning whereverwhere we look, George, there are flags flying at half-staff to honor those victims. George. Just a devastating blow to that country. Lama, thanks very much. A lot of emotions there.

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