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What Happened To Flight MH17?07:44

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In the aftermath of the crash of the Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine, the main question is: why did the plane crash?

Ukrainians say it was hit by a missile fired by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. U.S. officials believe that it was a missile but are not saying who fired it. But what does the evidence show so far?

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks to the BBC's Jonathan Beale about what may have happened.

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This segment aired on July 18, 2014.

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