Malaysia Airlines plane lost contact over Ukraine
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 15:55:54 GMT —
Malaysia Airlines says it lost contact with a plane over Ukrainian airspace.
MH17 was heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur on Thursday.
A Ukrainian government adviser Anton Gerashenko said on Facebook that a plane carrying 295 people was shot down over a town in the east of the country.
The airline said on Twitter that more details were coming.