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Plane carrying bodies of 43 MH17 victims arrives in Malaysia

Aug 22, 2014    

Kuala Lumpur A plane carrying the first remains of the 43 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster returned home on Friday, where they were to be sombrely received on a national day of mourning.The special Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam touched down shortly before 10 am (0200 GMT), bearing the remains of 20 people killed when the plane was shot out of the sky over war-torn eastern Ukraine.Malaysia's King Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah, Prime Minister Najib Razak and other top officials were on hand for a solemn ceremony to receive the coffins at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.The observa...

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