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The investigators accompanied by the Donetsk emergencies officials are packing the jet's fragments into black plastic bags but refuse to make any comments on their work, the correspondent said.
Sources in the self-proclaimed Donetsk Republic's emergencies and transportation ministries told TASS on Wednesday that the transportation of the plane's wreckage to the Netherlands could start on Friday.Malaysian Boeing-777 jet en route from Dutch city of Amsterdam to Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur crashed not far from the troubled eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on July 17, killing all 298 on board.
Kiev blames militias in eastern Ukraine for downing the Malaysia Airlines plane. The latter maintain they do not possess weapons capable of bringing down an aircraft flying at 32,000 feet.
Russia says that Ukraine is fully responsible for the MH17 crash and should have admitted that it failed to control part of its territory. The fact that Ukraine did not do this is a serious violation of international aviation law.