Malaysia Air said it “lost contact” with one of its passenger planes Thursday over Ukraine near the border with Russia.
The airline said in a tweet that the plane,Flight MH17 from Amsterdam, had its “last known position was over Ukraine airspace.”
The plane was headed to Kuala Lampur with 294 people on board.
Reports are now coming in that the Malaysia Air plane was shot down by a missile fired by the Ukraine. Read more about this tragic incident HERE