Interpol to help identify victims of plane crash

Interpol is to send a team to eastern Ukraine to help identify victims of the down Malaysian airliner, it said in a statement. The organisation said it would deploy experts within the next 48 hours. “

Wreckage from the nose section of a Malaysian Airlines
Wreckage from the nose section of a Malaysian Airlines Credit: Reuters

"With victims of this tragedy from all parts of the globe, international cooperation is essential in ensuring their accurate, dignified and speedy recovery and identification so as to enable the families to begin the healing process,” said Interpol Secretary General Ronald K. Noble.

Debris is seen at the site of Thursday's Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash
Debris is seen at the site of Thursday's Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash Credit: Reuters

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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.