President Obama said the U.S. believes that the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed in eastern Ukraine was likely shot down by surface-to-air missiles fired by pro-Russia separatists.
The United States began building a case Friday that would pin the blame for the downing of the passenger jet over Ukraine on separatist forces supported by Russia. (July 18)
Ukrainian officials call the crash of a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying nearly 300 people in eastern Ukraine an act of terrorism.
Los Angeles Times reporter Sergei L. Loiko gives an update on the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed in Ukraine.
President Obama expressed his condolences in a statement from Wilmington, Delaware on Thursday.
A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 295 people aboard has crashed in Ukraine near the Russian border.
Watch: The president of Ukraine says the Ukrainian army didn't shoot down the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed in eastern Ukraine.
Ukrainian officials said a Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday as it flew over the country, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the plane.
Watch: CBS News reports on crash of Malaysia Airlines jet in Ukraine.
Watch: A Malaysia Airlines jet crashes in eastern Ukraine after Ukraine accused Russia of shooting down one of its military plane.
Watch: A Ukrainian Interior Ministry official said Ukrainian rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 carrying 295 people over eastern Ukraine near its border with Russia.