AMSTERDAM, July 30 Dutch experts trying to
recover remains of the victims of the Malaysian plane crash in
Ukraine were again unable to access the crash site on Wednesday
due to fighting between pro-Russian separatists and Ukrainian
forces, the head of the Dutch mission said.
"Today the convoy of Dutch experts will not travel to the
crash site of MH17. The security situation is too unsafe,"
Pieter Jaap Aalbersberg, the Dutch team head, said in a
Although most bodies have been recovered from the site of
the July 17 disaster, which killed all 298 passengers and crew,
the Dutch want to recover remains of some victims and personal
belongings of the 195 Dutch nationals on board.
"We will continue to try to get to the area in coming days,
but it remains to be seen whether the situation will become
(Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Alison Williams)