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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.

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Cargo manifest reveals dogs and birds were on MH17

Malaysia Airlines released the cargo manifest on the MH17 flight Credit: Malaysia Airlines

Aircraft and helicopter parts along with dogs and birds were among the list of items named on Malaysia Airline's cargo manifest for flight MH17, which crashed in eastern Ukraine.

Flowers, diplomatic mail as well as textiles were listed on the document, which showed that the items had been signed for.

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