Dutch lawyers for a suspect accused of downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 said prosecutors failed to prove a Russian-made missile brought down the jetliner, as they wrapped up their case on Thursday.. Photo: AP
Dutch lawyers for a suspect accused of downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 said prosecutors failed to prove a Russian-made missile brought down the jetliner, as they wrapped up their case on Thursday.. Photo: AP

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17: Defence says missile theory unproven as trial wraps

  • Lawyers told judges there were ‘holes’ in the prosecution’s case because they were too focused only on proving separatists used a Russian-supplied BUK missile
  • Court said a verdict in the trial of the accused four men is not expected until at least November. All four men deny any involvement in downing of the plane

Dutch lawyers for a suspect accused of downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 said prosecutors failed to prove a Russian-made missile brought down the jetliner, as they wrapped up their case on Thursday.. Photo: AP
Dutch lawyers for a suspect accused of downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 said prosecutors failed to prove a Russian-made missile brought down the jetliner, as they wrapped up their case on Thursday.. Photo: AP
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