Report: Malaysia Airline Jet Crashes in Ukraine

By Joe Gullo , CNN

Published 07/17 2014 02:33PM

Updated 07/17 2014 05:16PM

TOREZ, UKRAINE - Malaysia Airlines says a flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur has crashed in eastern Ukraine.

The aircraft on the route is a Boeing 777. The aircraft disappeared from the flight trackers over eastern Ukraine. Flightradar24 showed the plane disappearing near Kremenchuk, Ukraine.

An advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on his Facebook page accused terrorists of shooting down the jet.

According to Russian News Agency Interfax, nearly 300 people were on board.

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