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Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch

Posted July 17

The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 people from at least nine countries. Here is a breakdown of the nationalities of those on board:

Netherlands: 154

Malaysia: 43 (including 15 crew and two infants)

Australia: 27

Indonesia: 12 (including one infant)

United Kingdom: 9

Germany: 4

Belgium: 4

Philippines: 3

Canada: 1

Unconfirmed nationalities: 41

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