The Malaysia Airlines website was hacked by a group claiming be aligned with the Islamic State extremist group, Lizard Squad.
The airline lost two aircraft last year resulting in 537 people dead or missing.
The browser window of the website, www.malaysiaairlines.com, said “ISIS WILL PREVAIL” and the airline’s ticket booking and other services were unavailable. Instead, a full-screen picture of a Malaysia Airlines Airbus Group NV. Continue reading
Russian state-controlled TV broadcast photographs of what it says is Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 being shot down by a Ukrainian fighter jet.
Several commentators examined the photographs and deemed them fake, however, the first vice-president of the Russian Union of Engineers said they had studied the photo and found nothing to suggest it was a forgery.
The photographs, said to be taken by a Western satellite, appear to show a fighter jet firing a missile at a passenger plane Continue reading
Reine Dalziel, the wife of a Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash victim says she was stunned after noticing someone charging stuff on her dead husband’s credit cards.
Dalziel, whose spouse Cameron was lost in the tragedy says she had to cancel her husband’s credit cards upon noticing strange activity in his account.
A report said that the “heartless” rebels, who allegedly shot the plane down, had been using victims’ credit cards, answering their phones and looting their belongings, including jewellery, Continue reading
The WWE is taking some well deserve heat after drumming up angry applause in the name of downed Malaysian Airline MH17.
The backlash is over Lana‘s vague attempt to cite a “recent current event,” which everyone know was in reference to Russia being responsible for the crashed airliner.
Lana tried to spin it by talking about “recent current events” but everyone knew what it meant. How the WWE would handle a pro-Russian character in the wake of an international tragedy was always curious, but the best move here would have been none at all. Continue reading
If you ask the Russian people, Malaysia Air Flight MH17 was full of corpses when it took off from Amsterdam. On July 17, MH17, a 777, then moved off its regular flight path, it had taken every time before, and moved toward rebel-held areas outside Donetsk, if you ask the Russians..
Russians also think that dispatchers ordered the plane to descend just before the crash. Did we mention that the plane had been recently re-insured?
If you ask Russians, the crash of MH17 was all part of an American conspiracy to provoke a big war with Russia. Continue reading
In the wake of a second crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in as many months, the company said it would offer full refunds to customers who want to cancel their tickets moving forward.
It was just a few months ago the carrier suffered another blow when flight MH370 disappeared.
Passengers can change or cancel their tickets without financial penalty until Thursday for travel throughout the rest of the year, the struggling national airline said. “In light of the MH17 incident, Malaysia Airlines will be waiving any change fees for passengers who wish to make changes to their itinerary to any MH destinations,” it said in a statement. “Passengers who wish to postpone or cancel their travel plans can obtain a refund, including for non refundable tickets.” source Continue reading
After hearing a huge explosion that shook buildings, it started raining bodies, say witnesses of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Bodies fell through shanty roofs in the sleepy village that lay beneath the crash.
“There was a howling noise and everything started to rattle. Then objects started falling out of the sky,” the 65-year-old pensioner said in front of her grey-brick home. Continue reading
Karlijn Keijzer, an Indiana University student hailing from Amsterdam was aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
All on board are believed dead.
Keijzer, 25, was a doctoral student in the chemistry department of the university’s College of Arts and Sciences. She had earned her master’s at the school and had been a member of the women’s winning rowing team in 2011. Continue reading
A passenger aboard doomed Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 posted a video to social media of unsuspecting passengers preparing for takeoff..
The last glimpse of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was captured by Malaysian passenger Md Ali Md Salim moments before departure.
The 14-second video, which was uploaded on his private Instagram account, showed other passengers stowing their luggage in the overhead compartment. Continue reading
General consensus fueled by fiery discussions on conservative talk radio, is one of complete outrage after President Obama attended scheduled fundraisers on the day of the tragic Malaysian air MH17 crash, where at least 23 Americans are believed among the dead.
New York Post minimized the effects of Obama’s keeping of his prior commitments, calling it a “jaunt.”
President Obama’s partisan fundraising jaunt to the Big Apple took a back seat to fast-breaking world developments Thursday night. Obama attended a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at the home of venture capitalist Deven Parekh on the Upper West Side, before heading east to the Fifth Avenue pad of philanthropists and conservationists Amy Goldman and Cary Fowler to address guests invited by the Democratic House Majority PAC. Like his wife, Fowler is avid horticulturist. Continue reading