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Powerful Buk missile launcher suspected in Malaysia Airlines crash
Powerful Buk missile launcher suspected in Malaysia Airlines crash

The surface-to-air missile launcher that a Ukrainian official has said is responsible for taking down a Malaysia Airlines flight on Thursday is a long-range weapon that has up to a 90% chance of downing an airplane in one shot, according to military publications and published reports. An advisor to Ukraine’s Interior Ministry said the plane, which was carrying 298 passengers and crew, was shot down by a Buk, a Russian-made missile launching system, over territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists. U.S. intelligence officials have concluded that a surface-to-air missile brought down the plane, a U.S. official told the Los Angeles Times. Intelligence agencies using tracking...

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