Work on recovering MH17 wreckage resumes

mh17 crash site nbaaiWork resumed on Monday on recovering parts of the Malaysian Airways plane which broke up over eastern Ukraine in July after apparently being hit by a rocket. The first pieces of the aircraft were collected on Sunday,

The parts of the plane will be used at a later date to try and discover exactly what happened to flight MH17 in which 298 people died.

‘The wreckage is being taken to Torez where it will be loaded onto trains,’ a spokesman for the OCSE is quoted as saying by broadcaster Nos. ‘It will later be brought to the Netherlands. It will take several days to recover the wreckage, depending on the security situation,’ the spokesman said.

More personal property and human remains were also recovered on Sunday.

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