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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 shot down near Ukraine-Russia border, reports say - July 18, 2014

There are still many unanswered questions about yesterday's crash of a Malaysian Airlines plane near the Ukraine-Russia border. We talk to an aviation safety expert about the downing of Flight MH17.

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