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US: Malaysian Plane Shot Down over War Area in Ukrainei
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July 18, 2014 3:28 AM
U.S. officials are saying a Malaysian jet flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down as it crossed eastern Ukraine. The downing of the jet --- the second loss for Malaysia Airlines in four months -- escalates tension in the civil war between Ukraine and Russia. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti has more.

US: Malaysian Plane Shot Down over War Area in Ukraine

Published July 17, 2014

U.S. officials are saying a Malaysian jet flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was shot down as it crossed eastern Ukraine. The downing of the jet --- the second loss for Malaysia Airlines in four months -- escalates tension in the civil war between Ukraine and Russia. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti has more.


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by: Frankie Fook-lun Leung from: Los Angeles
July 18, 2014 12:35 AM
Malayisan Airways System must face a terrible public relations challenge having two disasters within such a short period of time.