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Friday, July 18, 2014

What Happened To Flight MH17?

Men look at a body believed to be a passenger from the Air Malaysia flight MH17 on July 18 in Grabovka, Ukraine. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Men look at a body believed to be a passenger from the Air Malaysia flight MH17 on July 18 in Grabovka, Ukraine. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

In the aftermath of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine, the main question is: why did the plane crash?

Ukrainians say it was hit by a missile fired by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. U.S. officials believe that it was a missile but are not saying who fired it. But what does the evidence show so far?

Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti talks to the BBC’s Jonathan Beale about what may have happened.

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