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Cost of liabilities could reach US$1 billion

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 06:00
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In the aftermath of the plane crash that killed all 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last week, the victims' families and countries are likely to seek millions of dollars in reparations - PHOTO: REUTERS

[WASHINGTON] In the aftermath of the plane crash that killed all 298 people aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine last week, the victims' families and countries are likely to seek millions of dollars in reparations. Initial mandatory payouts are virtually guaranteed to approach US$50