Who shot down MH17 “Beech” belonged to Russia, said international investigators
UTRECHT (Netherlands), may 24 — RIA Novosti. An international investigation team investigating circumstances of the crash Boeing in the East of Ukraine, established that SAM “Buk”, which was supposedly shot down the Malaysian airliner belonged to the 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade of the Russian Armed forces, said the head of the investigation Department of the national police of the Netherlands Wilbert Paulissen.
“The investigation team researched all the available images and found that the Buk missile system has a number of unique features. According to him, the investigation team was able to obtain fingerprints. After intense comparative study of several Beech found that the SAM that shot down the Boeing, came from the 53rd anti-aircraft brigade from Kursk, Russian Federation” — said the representative of the Netherlands during the presentation of the preliminary results of the second investigation of the crash of the airliner in Eastern Ukraine.
Previously the foreign Ministry of the Netherlands said that the court in the case of the crash of the Malaysian aircraft will take place in this country. Most of the victims were nationals of the Netherlands.
Malaysian Boeing 777 flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that crashed on 17 July 2014 near Donetsk in Eastern Ukraine. On Board were 298 people, they all died.
Kiev has blamed the disaster militias, those announced that did not have the means that would shoot down aircraft at this altitude. The report of the international investigation team claimed that struck the Boeing SAM “Buk” was allegedly delivered from Russia, and then returned back.
Moscow declared bias of the investigation, the findings of which are based only on data obtained from Ukraine. Experiments of concern “Almaz-Antey”, the leading company for production of air defense systems, including Buk, also confirmed that the Boeing was shot down from territory controlled by Ukrainian army.