Malaysia Airlines confirmed on Thursday morning that they have lost contact with flight MH17 traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. 295 people were on board, 280 passengers and 15 crew members.
“The last known position was over Ukrainian airspace. More details to follow,” the airlines tweeted.
According to reports, the flight which was flying at an altitude of 33,000 feet over Ukrainian airspace, was shot down by a missile fired from a Buk launcher.
After news surfaced of the crash, celebrities took to social media with their reactions. See the comments in the slideshow below:
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