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The following year an international team of prosecutors announced that any suspects in the case would be tried in the Netherlands. Investigation findings of Malaysia Airlines flight disaster to be released 2: Russia failed to produce primary radar imagery until two days before the release of the JIT's September 2016 report - and even then it was only half of what they earlier reported they had.
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And van Zijtveld voraciously researches what is being written and said about the crash. Shortly before 13: You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered.
All 298 people onboard were killed. Van Zijtveld and his wife opened the grave once, but decided against it when more remains were found. As the satellites were replaced and ground computers upgraded, smaller and smaller signatures could be identified and traced to specific locations -- including smaller and smaller missile launches and even small arms fire.