Saturday, 21 March 2015

Another MH17 victim identified, two of the 298 passengers remain unidentified

Another victim of the disaster flight MH17 has been identified this week. The victim has the Dutch nationality. A total of 296 identified victims of the disaster in Ukraine have now been identified. The relatives of the victim have been informed.

Since July 2014, the National Forensic Investigation Team (LTFO) of the police deals with the identification of the 298 victims killed in the plane crash. It is hoped that the two remaining missing persons of Dutch nationality can be established from the recovered body parts that have been transferred to Hilversum. No indication can be given when information regarding the identity of the two remaining passengers will be available according to the Ministry of Security and Justice Saturday.

The Malaysia Airlines flight number MH17 gear crashed in July 17 last year in eastern Ukraine. All of the 298 passengers and crew died, including 196 Dutch nationals. The recovered human remains have been transferred from Ukraine to the Corporal Oudheusden Barracks in Hilversum where the identification process takes place.

Saturday 21 March 2015


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