PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tweeted that an immediate investigation will be launched on Malaysian Airlines aircraft which was shot down in Ukraine.
” I am shocked by reports than an MH plane crashed. We will launched an immediate investigation.” said the Prime Minister’s tweet.
The plane was carrying a total of 295 people are announced dead. Reports said that it crashed in a conflicted area near Donetsk and it would be complicated to get to the crash.
Sources said that the plane did not enter the Russian airspace an some sources saying that the plane was shot down while at an altitude of 30,000ft.
The BUK surface-to-air missile system that is believed to have shot down flight MH17 is an old Soviet-built weapon designed to engage light aircraft, cruise missiles and drones.