All scheduled takeoffs and departures at the Eindhoven Airport have been cancelled from 3:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, the airport said in a statement. The airport’s civilian air traffic closure was ordered by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence.
The 46-year-old man who was shot in shopping center Herenhof in Alphen aan den Rijn was carrying a large knife. This was noticed by entrepreneur Martijn Haasbeek who was the first to attempt reanimation on the man, who was shot through the lung. His efforts were in vain.
Several relatives of the victims from the crashed flight MH17 have told the Telegraaf that they were shocked when calling their loved ones' phones to hear Eastern-European voices at the other end.
A 46-year-old man was shot dead at a shopping center in Alphen aan den Rijn on Monday. The police have arrested a 37-year-old man in relation to the incident.
Following an intense diplomatic battle between Russia and the Netherlands, the bodies of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 victims are finally on their way out of rebel stronghold Donetsk, Ukraine. The bodies were initially examined by Dutch forensic investigators on Monday, nearly four-and-a-half days after the plane was struck by a surface-to-air missile.
As investigations into the flight MH17 crash in Ukraine are underway, the Dutch Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is suspecting murder, war crimes and the intention of making a plane crash, the NRC reports.
A 50-year old man from Dorst has been arrested for illegally killing a rabbit. During the arrest, the police discovered an air rifle and a dead rabbit in the back of the suspect's vehicle.
A 51-year-old man known as a bicycle thief has been arrested in Utrecht as the possible serial rapist that terrorized women in the city almost 20 years ago.
Malaysia Airlines officially released the identities of all 298 people onboard their ill-fated Flight 17, a Boeing 777 apparently shot out of the skies over eastern Ukraine. There were 194 Dutch people on the flight, including 105 men and 89 women.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in a statement that Russian President Vladimir Putin “has one last chance to show he means to help,” after an “intense” phone conversation he had with Russia’s leader about the lack of access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site. Nearly two-thirds of the 298 people on the plane which crashed in eastern Ukraine had Dutch citizenship.
In a phone call with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences and called for a "thorough and unbiased" investigation into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 in the Ukraine near the Russian border, according to a statement from the Kremlin.
At least 189 Dutch nationals including a Senator were amongst the 298 people onboard Malaysia Airlines flight 17 when it was apparently shot down over Ukrainian airspace near the Russian border. The airline says that four of the passengers' nationalities have not yet been determined.
Questions are also being raised about Malaysia Airline's choice of route, after it emerged that several other airlines had avoided a flight path via eastern Ukraine for months. These include American airline Delta, Australian carrier Qantas and Hong Kong firm Cathay Pacific.
Following the missile strike and subsequent crash of Malaysia Airlines flight 17, the Airline is now focusing on working with emergency responders and authorities. Full support will be given to the on-going investigations, the airline said in a statement, and the company has deployed a "Go Team" of caregivers and volunteers to Amsterdam's Schiphol airport to assist family members.
The First Chamber is mourning a senator to Malaysian Air flight MH17 that was downed in Ukraine yesterday.
Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte released a statement Thursday evening expressing his dismay over the crash in Eastern Ukraine of a flight from Amsterdam to Malaysia. The country's top security official noted that those onboard the plane are of many nationalities.
Dutch airline KLM has instructed pilots to avoid Eastern Ukrainian airspace following the crash of a plane believed to be Malaysia Airlines flight 17. The Boeing 777 was allegedly brought down by a missile strike in the Donetsk region of the Ukraine in an area controlled by pro-Russian separatists.
Ukranine President Petro Poroshenko said the Ukranian military did not attempt to shoot down any aircraft after reports surfaced that Malaysia Airlines flight 17 crashed there on Thursday en route to Kuala Lumpur. The flight originated in Amsterdam. All 295 people onboard are believed to have been killed, with a Ukrainian government advisor saying the flight was brought down with a missile.
A report of a possible kidnapping lead to the arrest of three people and the dismantling of a weed plantation in Tilburg on Wednesday.
Relatives of those who perished in the MH17 disaster have begun to gather at airports in Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur. 154 Dutch nationals have been confirmed to be on board when the plane was shot down over territory held by Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine.
Police in East Holland have arrested a man who they think is responsible for a large scale copper theft operation.
The Royal Marechaussee has dismissed eight officers who were charged with guarding the royal stables, for stealing from a candy vending machine.
Jessica van Dijk, 15, from Rotterdam who disappeared Sunday has been found in the Schilderswijk in Den Haag. Police say that she is doing well, considering the circumstances. Four young men were arrested in relation to her disappearance.