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Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch

  • The Associated Press
  • Published Friday, July 18, 2014, at 4:01 a.m.
  • Updated Friday, July 18, 2014, at 10:23 p.m.

The Malaysia Airlines plane shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 passengers and crew. They hailed from 13 countries, though it wasn't clear how many had dual nationalities; Malaysia Airlines said one was a dual U.S.-Dutch citizen. The airline and relevant governments gave these figures:

Netherlands: 192

Malaysia: 44 (including 15 crew and two infants)

Australia: 28

Indonesia: 12 (including one infant)

United Kingdom: 10

Germany: 4

Belgium: 4

Vietnam: 3

Philippines: 3

United States: 1

Canada: 1

New Zealand: 1

Hong Kong: 1

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