Malaysia plane 'shot down by surface-to-air missile'

The Malaysia Airline passenger plane that crashed in easter Ukraine was shot down by a surface-to-air missile, US officials told NBC News.

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Investigators to examine second black box from MH17

Air investigators are to examine a second black box which was recovered from flight MH17 today. The data could reveal if the pilots were aware of a missile coming towards the plane and what happened in the last few seconds of the flight if they were able to speak.