Amateur footage of Malaysian plane crash in Ukraine
Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 00:40
Amateur video shows smoke from a Malaysian passenger plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing 295 people onboard including 23 U.S. citizens. Deborah Gembara reports.
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Amateur video of the Malaysian passenger plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing 295 people onboard.
Malaysian Airlines says there were 23 U.S. citizens among the passengers.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "terrorist act" caused the crash.
Earlier in the day, another government official in Kiev was quoted saying the plane was shot down by militants.
Separatists are pointing the finger at Ukrainian government forces.
The Boeing 777 came down near the rebel stronghold of Donetsk.
Details are still emerging.
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