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MH17: Investigators Recover More Bodies, ‘Huge Parts’ Of Plane

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Investigators have found more bodies and several huge parts of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 at the crash site, an international monitor said.

Michael Bociurkiw, a spokesman for the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), said searchers are marking the spots where bodies are found with white flags since they do not have the facilities to handle human remains, The Independent reported.

“For the second day in a row we did come across more human remains, not much, but it does indicate that they are there…. A very detailed sweep of the entire area will probably be needed to make sure nothing is missed,” Bociurkiw said in an interview with ABC News.

Something puzzling  about one recently discovered “huge part of the fuselage” is that it appeared to have come out of  nowhere and was found resting atop a tree without broken branches or any other tell-tale signs that it crashed.

Days after the aircraft was allegedly downed by pro-Russian rebels, there were reports that the separatists deliberately scattered and tampered with evidence.

The plane crashed in the rebel-controlled eastern part of Ukraine on Thursday, but up to now no significant investigation has been carried out at the crash site, The New York Times reported.

[quote text_size=”small” author=”– The New York Times”]

Yet for all of the diplomatic frenzy that has followed the disaster, there is no sign of an investigation here.


At the field in Ukraine where the plane crashed, there was little sign of activity, and no investigators. Thursday evening the area was almost deserted — except for two curious 12-year-old girls looking at a piece of the tail of the Boeing 777.

Ukraine and other nations involved in the investigation–the Netherlands, Malaysia, Britain, the U.S., and even Russia–have yet to conduct a comprehensive on-the-ground investigation eight days after the incident.

And while the rebels continue to control the area, unless the nations involved can reach a working agreement, conclusive findings on the last few minutes of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 may never be known.

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