Nine nationalities identified aboard Malaysia plane

Most of the 283 passengers aboard the Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine were Dutch, the airlines European chief said.

The nationalities include:

  • 154 Dutch
  • 27 Australians
  • 23 Malaysians
  • 11 Indonesians
  • Six Britons
  • Four Germans
  • Four Belgians
  • Three Philippinos
  • One Canadian
  • 47 passengers - nationality not yet known

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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.