11:02 21.11.2014

More human remains and MH17 wreckage recovered – Dutch government

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More human remains and MH17 wreckage recovered – Dutch government

More wreckage from MH17 Malaysia Airlines Boeing was salvaged from the crash site in eastern Ukraine on November 20 and human remains were also found, the Website of the Dutch government reported.

According to the report, the efforts went to plan.

"Parts of the wreckage were transported to Torez railway station and loaded onto goods trains, ready to be transported to Kharkiv at a later date. The operation will continue tomorrow if circumstances allow, the security situation remains fragile," said a report posted on the government's website on Thursday.

Besides, the members of the Dutch repatriation mission have secured the remains found during the salvage operation. They will be taken to Kharkiv for initial forensic checks before being flown to the Netherlands at a time to be determined.

As reported, a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur had crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17, killing all the 298 people on board. A preliminary report on an investigation into the crash conducted by Dutch experts says that the plane did not have technical faults and that its in-flight disintegration was caused by a large number of high-energy objects that penetrated it from the outside.

As of November 8, nine victims of the catastrophe haven't been identified so far.

On November 12, there was a last released report about the human remains found on the crash site.

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