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Ukraine: President Calls For Investigation Into Airliner Crash

1 MIN READJul 17, 2014 | 17:46 GMT

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called for a government investigation into the downing of a Malaysian commercial airliner, calling it a terrorist act, Pravda reported July 17. Air France, British Airways and Russian carrier Aeroflot stated their intention to halt flights over Ukrainian airspace, Reuters reported. Malaysian Flight MH17 went down in eastern Ukraine between the towns of Shakhtarsk and Krasni Luch near the Russian border.

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