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Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: MAS releases full list of passengers' nationalities

Published on Jul 19, 2014 1:54 PM
Dutch (right) and Ukrainian national flags are seen flying at half-mast outside the headquarters of Eurocontrol, Europe's air traffic regulator, in Brussels on July 18, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

Excerpt of latest media statement from Malaysia Airlines on downing of MH17:

The latest number of passengers and their nationalities of those onboard MH17, as of July, 19 2014:

Netherlands: 192 (including one dual Netherlands/US citizen)

Malaysia: 44 (including 15 crew members and two infants)

Australia: 27

Indonesia: 12 (including one infant)

United Kingdom: 10 (including one dual UK/South Africa citizen)

Germany: 4

Belgium: 4

Philippines: 3

Canada: 1

New Zealand: 1

Total: 298

Malaysia Airlines is working closely with the respective embassies to notify the next-of-kin of the passengers.

Our focus now is to work with the emergency responders and authorities and mobilise its full support to provide all possible care to the next-of-kin.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all affected passengers and crew and their family members.

The airline will provide regular updates on the situation.

Families of passengers and crew may contact +603 7884 1234 (Malaysia) or +31703487770 (Netherlands).