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Armenia's Foreign Ministry gets more specific information about availability of Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane that crashed

  • Friday, July 18, 12:21

 Armenia's Foreign Ministry has been getting more specific information about availability of Armenian citizens on board of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane Boeing 777 that crashed in Ukraine, press-secretary of the Ministry, Tigran Balayan, told Arminfo correspondent. 

"The citizenship of 44 passengers has not been clarified yet. There is no official list of passengers either. We have been specifying the availability of our citizens in the list", - he said. 

To recall, the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, which crashed Thursday in Ukraine, was downed by a surface-to-air missile. It is still unclear where the missile was launched from.  As Malaysia Airlines reported, 298 people were on board,  283 passengers and 15 crew members. According to the preliminary data, residents of 9 countries were on board of the plane, chiefly from Holland. 

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