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“The authorities are doing their best to contribute to experts’ work,” the press service says.
“In the morning specialists, who are working on the site of the crash, have thoroughly studied the wing centre section’s wreckage. Later the commission examined the crew cabin’s wreckage,” the press service says.
“Based on the analysis the commission recommended to pay attention to the concrete structure of the airliner and take photos of its separate parts,” it says.
Specialists have arrived in Kharkiv and started their work without delay.
Two planes have left for Kharkiv. A special plane from the Netherlands carries equipment and another aircraft transports seven experts, the press service says.
“According to the latest figures provided by the Ukrainian State Service for Emergency Situations, 272 bodies have been found, of which 251 bodies are in refrigerators at the Torez station,” he said.
The Malaysia Airlines Boeing-777 airliner en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the area of combat actions between local militias and Ukrainian governmental troops in east Ukraine’s Donetsk region on Thursday, July 17. All 298 people aboard the plane died in the air crash.