Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MAS17/MH17) crashes in Ukraine
Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00PM
Last updated 39 weeks ago.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (MAS17/MH17) from Amsterdam (AMS) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) has crashed over Ukraine. The flight was operated by a Boeing 777-200 with registration/tail number 9M-MRD.
The flight left the gate at Amsterdam at 12:14p CEST and took off from the runway at 12:30p CEST for an estimated landing around 5:50am MYT. Our last position was at 13:20 UTC (9:20 EDT) just West of the Eastern border of Ukraine (48.135, 38.503) and the flight was cruising normally at 33,000 feet. This part of the world has limited coverage for us, so gaps of minutes or even an hour are not uncommon. I attached a flight tracking map with the green line depicting the route flown.