Sarah Outen, 29, began her self-propelled round-the-world voyage in 2011 in London. The final leg would make history.
Former U.S Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer says that indications are that pro-Russian separatists shot down the plane “probably in error.”
Pifer says separatists claimed on a website yesterday that they shot down a Ukrainian military aircraft at the time MH17 was flying over Ukraininan air space. Ukraininan intelligence agents also recorded rebels at the crash site acknowledging that it wasn’t a military but a civilian airliner from Malaysia.
He joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the situation.