MAS aircraft crash in Ukraine - Reuters

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian Airlines (MAS) passengers aircraft had crashed in Ukraine, the Reuters reported.

Citing an aviation industry source, the report said the flight, MH17, was on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur.

The aircraft was carrying 298 passengers.

The report said the plane came down 50 km short of entering Russian airspace.
According to an unnamed source, the plane began to drop and was later found burning on the ground on Ukrainian territory.

At Press time, Astro AWANI is still getting the news verified.