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Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch

Updated Thursday, July 17, 2014 | 3:25 p.m.

The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 295 people from at least nine countries. Here is a breakdown of the nationalities of those on board:

Netherlands: 154

Malaysia: 38 (including 15 crew)

Australia: 27

Indonesia: 11

United Kingdom: 6

Germany: 4

Belgium: 4

Philippines: 3

Canada: 1

Unconfirmed nationalities: 47