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By Doug Herlihy
For the Sentinel 

The felling of Malaysia Air Flight 17


Dutch Safety Board Animation

MISSILE AWAY: This animation by the Dutch Safety Board depicts the moment a missile from a Russina mobile carrier was fired at Malaysia Air Flight 17. Throughout much of Europe, Russian culpability in the attack is regarded as well established.

An aviator and air crash expert sought worldwide for his insights into air disasters, Goldendale resident Doug Herlihy recounts the abundant evidence mounting that demonstrates a Russian missile deliberately brought down Malaysia Air Flight 17. This is part 2 of his story.

Timeline – Russian BUK missile intercepts MH17

On July 17, 2014 (just over four months after the unresolved loss of Malaysia Air 370), a sister ship, Malaysia Air 17 (MH17), also a Boeing 777-200ER, with 298 passengers and crew, was intentionally targeted and destroyed by a supersonic ground to air missile. A Russian Federation BUK-M1 missile (known by NATO code name, "SA-11 Gadfly") destroyed the Boeing airliner as...

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