Officials Release Nationalities of Passengers Aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
(CNN) — Vice President of Malaysia Airlines Europe Huib Gorter told reporters that the 15 crew members on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 were all Malaysian nationals.
He gave a breakdown of the known nationalities of the 280 passengers:
- 154 were Dutch,
- 27 were Australians,
- 23 were Malaysians,
- 11 were Indonesian,
- six were from the United Kingdom,
- four were from Germany;
- four were from Belgium,
- three were from the Philippines and
- one was Canadian.
Authorities were still trying to determine the nationalities of the other passengers.