80
      Wednesday
      81 / 60
      Thursday
      80 / 60
      Friday
      83 / 63

      Malaysia Airlines plane lost contact over Ukraine

      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.

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