KLM's orange Boeing 777 is bringing the Dutch Olympic athletes back home to the Netherlands today. They are expected to land at Schiphol around noon
The police unions have handed Justice Minister Ard van der Steur an ultimatum to come up with a better collective proposal than the last offer from former Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten, the police union Nederlandse Politiebond wrote in a statement. The new Justice Minister has until April 13th to respond, after which "tougher actions" can be expected from police personnel.
A Dutch military transport aircraft will arrive on Saturday at the Eindhoven Airbase with the victim remains and wreckage from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 disaster. The plane is scheduled to land at 4 p.m., the government stated on Thursday.
Further MH17 wreckage, personal belongings and victims' remains were collected on Monday by Dutch defense and police personnel at the crash site near Grabovo, revealed the police.
As the bodies of nine victims of flight MH17 have been transported to Malaysia today, the Dutch Parliament will honor the victims again at 2 p.m., at the beginning of the first meeting after the summer recess.
Malaysian victims of the MH17 plane crash in Ukraine arrived home Friday morning, and were received with a mourning ceremony 10 a.m. Malaysian time. The victims received the same respectful treatment as the Dutch victims in Eindhoven.
Another plane carrying remaining victims from the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash will arrive at Eindhoven Airport this afternoon at around 4 p.m.
Military planes will transport the bodies of 74 more victims of the MH17 plane crash from Ukraine to The Netherlands today. The planes are expected at airport Eindhoven at around 4 p.m.
More than two million people saw the ceremony around the arrival of the first victims of flight MH17 that took place on airport Eindhoven yesterday, during the National Day of Mourning. In attendance were King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima as well as Prime Minister Mark Rutte.