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Published July 18, 2014
MH17 media statement 2 by Malaysia Airlines
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With immediate effect, all European flights operated by Malaysia Airlines will be taking alternative routes avoiding the usual route. - PHOTO: REUTERS

MH17 media statement 2 by Malaysia Airlines

With immediate effect, all European flights operated by Malaysia Airlines will be taking alternative routes avoiding the usual route.

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was on a scheduled flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur went down in eastern Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines confirms that the aircraft did not make a distress call.

The usual flight route was earlier declared safe by the International Civil Aviation Organisation. International Air Transportation Association has stated that the airspace the aircraft was traversing was not subject to restrictions.