Updated: 07/23/2014 22:01 | By Agence France-Presse

Planes carrying MH17 bodies land in Netherlands

Two planes carrying the first bodies from Malaysian Airways flight MH17, shot down over Ukraine last week, arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday, an AFP correspondent reported.


Planes carrying MH17 bodies land in Netherlands

Ukrainian soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of a victim of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash to a military plane during a ceremony in Kharkiv, on July 23, 2014 - by Genya Savilov

A Dutch army C-130 and an Australian military C-7 flew the 40 bodies to Eindhoven airport in the south of the country, where they were met by bereaved relatives, Prime Minister Mark Rutte and King Willem-Alexander.

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