PM: Plane crash 'absolutely appalling, horrific incident'

Prime Minister David Cameron said the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Ukraine was "an absolutely appalling, shocking, horrific incident" and said his thoughts were with the families of those killed.

Prime Minister David Cameron, speaking after the COBRA meeting this morning on the Ukraine plane crash.
Prime Minister David Cameron, speaking after the COBRA meeting this morning on the Ukraine plane crash. Credit: ITV news

He said it was vital that the international community get to the bottom of what happened:

If, as seems possible, this was brought down, then those responsible must be held to account and we must lose no time in doing that."

– David Cameron

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MH17 victims' bodies flown to the Netherlands

A Dutch military plane carrying bodies from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has landed in Eindhoven. A service, attended by the king and queen of the Netherlands, is being held at the Dutch airport.