Malaysians say have no information about any airliner crash

KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:43am EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines and the Malaysian Ministry of Transport said on Thursday they had no information about any airliner that may have been crashed over Ukraine.

Russia's Interfax news agency said a Malaysian passenger airliner with 295 people on board crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border.

(Reporting by Kuala Lumpur bureau)