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Report: Malaysian airliner crashes in Ukraine Published: July 17, 2014

A Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 with 295 people aboard crashed Thursday in Ukraine near the Russian border, the Russian Interfax news agency reports, quoting "a source in the aviation circles," according to USA TODAY.

The report has not been confirmed.

The report said Malaysian Airlines flies an Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur route that crosses Ukraine and Russian territory. The unidentified source, according to Interfax, said the plane was 30 miles from Russian airspace when it began to go down. It said the burning wreckage of the plane was found on the ground in Ukraine, USA TODAY reports.

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