Digital Empire

Questions You Should be Asking the World Around You

MH17 Investigators to RT: No Proof East Ukraine Fragments from “Russian” Buk Missile

aug11featured

Investigators probing the downing of MH17 flight told RT that they cannot confirm that fragments found in eastern Ukraine are from a Buk missile system, refuting media reports that the parts belong to a Russian surface-to-air complex.

On Tuesday, the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) released a statement saying that it is investigating “several parts, possibly originating from a Buk surface-air-missile system.”

Following the release of the report, numerous media reports indicated that it was a “Russian” or “Russian-made” missile system – something JIT spokesman Wim de Bruin rejected to RT, stressing that “it’s too early to draw any conclusion at this moment.”

He described the whole procedure as a “forensic investigation to establish whether these parts…were parts of a Buk [missile] system or not” and added that it is difficult to set the deadlines for the final report to be presented.

The one thing the JIT is absolutely sure about, de Bruin said, is that “those parts were found in eastern Ukraine.”

JIT said in its statement that “at present the conclusion cannot be drawn that there is a causal connection between the discovered parts and the crash of flight MH17.”

The fragments “possibly” originating from a Buk surface-air-missile system were discovered during a recovery mission in eastern Ukraine and are in possession of the investigators.

Dutch prosecutors say that the parts found at the site “are of particular interest to the criminal investigation as they can possibly provide more information about who was involved in the crash of MH17.”

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur was brought down over war-torn eastern Ukraine July 17, 2014, killing all 298 people on board.

In June, Russian arms manufacturer Almaz-Antey presented the results of its own probe into the causes of the MH17 crash.

Looking into the option of a surface-to-air missile downing the Boing-777, experts stressed that it could only have been caused by one of the missiles from an older modification of Buk missile system, namely the Buk-M1.

The missiles in question are deployed by a number of ex-Soviet countries, including Ukraine. In Russia, a newer make has replaced the older version.

“If a surface-to-air missile system was used [to hit the plane], it could only have been a 9M38M1 missile of the BUK-M1 system,” Almaz-Antey said, adding that this type of missile has not been supplied to the Russian Armed Forces since 1995.

http://www.rt.com/news/312192-mh17-investigators-buk-missile/

Advertisements

Thoughts, comments, suggestions? Feel free to leave a reply. You may need to sign in to Wordpress. Or you can leave your e-mail address. (Replies are moderated)

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on 08/11/2015 by in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , .

Questions You Should be Asking the World Around You

Everything and nothing specific

See something you like?

Send a request, and I'll try and get you your own custom Digital Empire art.

Recent

August 2015
M T W T F S S
« Jul   Oct »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  
Follow Digital Empire on WordPress.com

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 331 other followers

Japan Oblong

Expats in Japan

cancer killing recipe

Just another WordPress.com site

Non-Euclidean Sofa

Mostly Adequate!

Fact Based Truth

Truth based on facts

social underground

Lols, Urban Art, Clothes & Accessories

Caitlin Jean Russell

Use the 'Search' bar to find more on a location

discoveringsooz

I refuse to be fat forever

Features Magazine

The Arts, Style, and Entertainment

Flash 365

"Oh! Take a shit, read a story" - My Mother on Flash Fiction

adal2com일산오피

일산유흥의 지존 adal2.com에서는 모든 밤문화의 궁금증을 해결해 드리고 있으며, 전국 최다 제휴 업소 정보와 실사 후기 및 풍성한 볼거리를 제공하고 있습니다.

UnprecedentedNow

For The Curious You

hotmessgoestooz.wordpress.com/

Your not so average LA girl, living her crazy life in Sydney. Craving adventure.. Seeking love.. Giving advice.. and always finding trouble

iksperimentalist

a collision of science and comedy

SKYLARITY

Mindfulness, Spontaneity and Authenticity

Indian Spicy Hungry K?

Restaurant, Cuisine, Bistro, Café

AfD NRW

Mit 16 MdL für Sie im #ltnrw

%d bloggers like this: