The salvage mission in eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed last year, has been completed. The last seven coffins are expected to arrive at Eindhoven airport at 16:00 on Saturday afternoon. From there they will be transported with the usual ceremony.
The first clear evidence of Malaysian Airlines plane Boeing 777, flight MH17 shot down by a Russian BUK missile can be seen in a forensic investigation commissioned by RTL Nieuws claims. Correspondent Jeroen Akkermans took a number of fragments for investigation from the crash site last November and shipped the fragments for examination at an independent institute.
In the past week 533 relatives of 151 flight MH17 victims went to view the wreckage of the plane at the airbase Gilze-Rijen.
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.
The last four trucks carrying wreckage of flight MH17 arrived at Glize-Rijen this afternoon. The first two convoys arrived in the Netherlands on Tuesday.
The first convoy of trucks transporting the wreckage of flight MH17 has arrived in the Netherlands. It passed the German-Dutch border at Oldenzaal last night. The disaster with flight MH17 happened four months and 22 days ago on July 17th.
Lawyer Bob van der Groen, who represents 20 relatives of an unknown number of flight MH17 victims, wrote a letter to Prime Minister Mark Rutte criticizing the fact that there is still unclaimed items on the disaster site in the Ukraine.
The first remnants of flight MH17 is en route to the Netherlands, according to the regional authorities in Kharkiv.
The wreckage of flight MH17 will be transported to the Netherlands in trucks this week.
The wreckage of flight MH17 will be transported from Kharkiv to the Netherlands by road.