Families react to news of downed Malaysia flight

Families in Kuala Lumpur have been awaiting news of relatives thought to be on a passenger plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine.

According to Agence France Presse news agency, relatives began gathering at the international airport as reports emerged that all 295 passengers on board had been killed.

A woman (front), who said she believed her sister was on Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17
A woman (front), who said she believed her sister was on Malaysia Airlines flight MH-17 Credit: Reuters
People, who said they believed their relatives were on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17
People, who said they believed their relatives were on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 Credit: Reuters

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MH17 victims' bodies flown to the Netherlands

Military planes carrying bodies from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has landed in Eindhoven. A service, attended by the king and queen of the Netherlands, was held at the Dutch airport. Afterwards Dutch people lined the streets to pay their respects as hearses carrying coffins were driven to the Korporaal van Oudheusden barracks, where the process of identifying the bodies will begin.