Another Malaysian Airlines crash – 777 shot down by border rivalry?

This has just happened and it's too early to say for sure what happened, but a Malaysia Airlines 777 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur is missing from radar and smoke can be seen rising from the rubble.

The plane made it just about 50km short of the Russian border and came down close to the town of Shakhtars'k.

Our hopes and prayers are with anyone onboard and their families.

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