This is not normal. Russians have captured the aftermath of the MH17 crash, on video. There’s even running commentary for all you Russians out there.
With MH370 missing and MH17 tragically shot out of the sky last week, and this morning’s news that a Taiwanese airliner crashed, killing nearly 50 people, it is hard to conceive that other airliner has gone MISSING.
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Social media is proving to be one of the few platforms to which bereaved families can turn for solidarity, following the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last week. This seething father pours out his broken heart on Facebook.
As the names of victims of Flight MH17 are slowly (although still unofficially) emerging, the grief for South African Cameron Dalziel (43) has been revealed to be among those to fall victim to the tragedy. The helicopter pilot is grieved by a huge portion of the SA rescue community.
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Politics and war games aside, perhaps one of the most poignant and heart-wrenching parts of the MH17 tragedy is the number of young lives it has brought to a screeching, horrifying end. This selfie is of just one of the estimated 80 young souls aboard the plane.
Sometimes, a picture is more powerful than any words. Without sprouting any long-winded explanations or eloquent defences, these cartoonists have made their message crystal clear. They are NOT Putin fans…
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With MH370 still missing, Malaysia Airlines couldn’t have imagined things could get any worse for them. But now 298 souls have perished after being shot out of the sky near the Russia / Ukraine border.