The investigation on the MH17 no data on the rocket launch at Snow and zaroshchens'ke
The investigation of the crash Malaysian Boeing MH17 does not have specific data indicating the missile "earth-air" from the Snow and zaroshchens'ke on July 17, 2014, said the Dutch Prosecutor Thijs Berger in the course of the hearing.
Hearings on the case of MH17 in the judicial complex Schiphol in the Netherlands was renewed on 8 June. On Monday, the Prosecutor announced that the United States cannot provide additional satellite data on the missile at the Malaysian Boeing.
"We have investigated this area (Snow and zaroshchens'ke – ed.) based on satellite images, photographs, testimony of witnesses, telecommunication information and other sources of evidence," said Berger.
According to him, the investigation studied the satellite images before and after shooting MH17 to determine changes that might indicate the rocket launch.
"The investigators came to the interim conclusion that there is no specific guidance to the missile launch "ground-to-air" 17 July 2014", - said the Prosecutor.
Dutch experts claimed that the missile was fired from Snizhne, which at that time was controlled by the militias. However, the specialists of "Almaz-Antey" has come to the conclusion that if a rocket fired from the Snow, it could damage the left wing and left engine of the Boeing. The manufacturer stated that it conducted three experiments which confirm the theory of a missile launch from another location – from the direction of the settlement zaramensky.
A joint investigation team (JIT) on the crash stated that the missile was launched from a field near the village of Pervomayskaya, which was under the control of militias.
The court in the case of the crash of flight MH17 has begun in the Netherlands March 9, 2020. On it are four defendants - Russians Igor Girkin, Sergey Dubinsky, Oleg Pulatov and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko. Pulatova on the court represents an international group consisting of two Dutch and one Russian lawyer. The other suspects tried in absentia.
Malaysian Boeing flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur flight MH17, crashed on July 17, 2014 under Donetsk. On Board were 298 people, they all died. Kiev has blamed the disaster militias, those announced that did not have the means that would shoot down aircraft at this altitude.
A joint investigation group (SSG) under the leadership of the Prosecutor General of the Netherlands without the participation of Russia are investigating the circumstances of the crash, had earlier presented the interim results. The investigation claims that Boeing was shot down by anti-aircraft missile complex "Buk", belonging to the 53rd antiaircraft missile brigade of the armed forces of the Kursk.
As stated by RIA Novosti Deputy Prosecutor General of Russia Nikolai Vinnichenko, the Russian side handed over to the Netherlands not only the data of the Russian radars, but also documentation showing that the missile SAM "Buk" that struck the Boeing belonged to Ukraine, and she was fired from the territory controlled by Kiev, but this information, the investigators ignored. In the first hearing, the prosecution acknowledged that it has received and is studying the data of the Russian Prosecutor's office.
The Russian foreign Ministry said that the accusations of SSG in the Russian involvement in the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing unfounded and regrettable, the investigation is biased and one-sided. President Vladimir Putin noted that Russia does not allow for the investigation of the crash of the airliner in Eastern Ukraine, and Moscow may recognize the results of the investigation, if it is to be meaningful. All rocket motor which showed the Dutch Commission for the investigation of the crash MH17, was disposed of after 2011, said the Ministry of defense of Russia. Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov has repeatedly stated that Moscow categorically rejects allegations of involvement in the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing.