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When News Broke Thursday That Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Has Crashed In Eastern Ukraine .... Several Airlines Indicated They Would Not Be Using That Airspace, Which Has Been Identified As A Key Path For Planes Flying From Europe To Asia. Some Time Back The United States Prohibited US Aircraft From Flying Over Eastern Ukraine Because Of The Conflict Going On Below. VOA's Carolyn Presutti Spoke With Aviation Consultant And Former US Government Aviation Official John McGraw About The Crash. She Asked Him Why Malaysia Airlines Used The Flight Path Above Eastern Ukraine When Others , Such As The US, Stopped Using The Airspace.

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