1. The bodies of 40 victims from last week’s Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash have arrived in the Netherlands.
Aircraft with #MH17 victims just landed at Eindhoven Airport.
— Gregory Zhygalov (@GZhygalov)
2. There was a moment of silence after the “Last Post” was played. The airport’s flags are flying at half-mast. The victim’s families have been kept away from cameras to allow them to grieve in private.
The first 40 bodies of the victims from Flight #MH17 arrive in Eindhoven, the Netherlands from Ukraine.
— James Franey (@jamesfraney)
3. The 40 bodies will be taken to a medical facility in the city of Hilversum, where they will be formally identified. It’s been estimated the verification process could take months.