Two planes carrying the remains of 74 Malaysian Boeing 777 crash victims have left Kharkiv International Airport for the Netherlands, Ukrinform agency reports.
"Seventy-four containers with the bodies and the fragments of the bodies of those killed in the plane crash have been sent. The planes will land in Eindhoven, the Netherlands," the press service of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration reported. International experts, including experts from the Netherlands, Australia, Malaysia, the United States and the United Kingdom, are continuing their work on examining the remains of those killed and preparing them for transportation to the Netherlands. The first two planes carrying 40 bodies of those killed in the crash left Kharkiv for the Netherlands on July 23. As reported, Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over a militant-controlled area in Donetsk region on July 17. There were 283 passengers and 15 crewmembers on board. None of them had survived.