Live Updates: Malaysia Airlines Plane Goes Down in Ukraine

PHOTO: Men explore the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner that crashed in east Ukraine while traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on July 17, 2014.
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A Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in Ukraine today.

The plane was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur when it crashed near the border between Ukraine and Russia. Ukraine's Foreign Ministry claims that the plane was shot down. The Boeing 777 was carrying 280 passengers and 15 crew members.

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