Anton Kotte, left, who lost his son, daughter-in-law and grandson and Piet Ploeg, who lost his brother, sister-in-law and nephew, arriving at court in the Netherlands for the ongoing trial regarding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photo: AP
Anton Kotte, left, who lost his son, daughter-in-law and grandson and Piet Ploeg, who lost his brother, sister-in-law and nephew, arriving at court in the Netherlands for the ongoing trial regarding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photo: AP

MH17 flight: Dutch prosecutors start closing arguments over downed Malaysian Airlines passenger jet

  • All 298 people on board MH17 died in July 2014 when plane was shot down over Ukraine by missile fired from territory held by pro-Russian rebels
  • Three Russians and a Ukrainian could face life sentences if found guilty of helping supply missile system; none of them appeared in court

Topic |   Malaysia Airlines flight 17
Anton Kotte, left, who lost his son, daughter-in-law and grandson and Piet Ploeg, who lost his brother, sister-in-law and nephew, arriving at court in the Netherlands for the ongoing trial regarding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photo: AP
Anton Kotte, left, who lost his son, daughter-in-law and grandson and Piet Ploeg, who lost his brother, sister-in-law and nephew, arriving at court in the Netherlands for the ongoing trial regarding the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. Photo: AP
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