A Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has crashed in eastern Ukraine, Russian news agency Interfax reported Thursday.
The jet is a Boeing 777, according to Interfax.
CNN reports that the plane reportedly went down near the border between Russia and Ukraine.
Malaysian plane was brought down by a ground-to-air missile, Interior Ministry adviser, quoted by Interfax
Ukrainian Interior Ministry adviser says 280 passengers, 15 crew dead in Malaysian airliner crash.
Interfax agency says Malaysian passenger airliner was shot down at altitude of 10 km above Eastern Ukraine.
Malaysian airliner did not enter Russian airspace when expected, crashed in Eastern Ukraine: Russian aviation industry source tells Reuters.
Malaysian passenger airliner flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashes in Ukraine near Russian border.