Coffins arrive in Netherlands as country mourns victims of MH17
July 24 , 2014
The bodies of the victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was shot down over east Ukraine, have been brought to the Netherlands.
A majority of the victims of the crash were Dutch.
It was an official day of mourning in the country — the first in over five decades — as Holland struggled to cope with the magnitude of the tragedy.
Prime minister Mark Rutte, King Willem-Alexander, and Queen Maxima joined hundreds of family members and friends of the victims as the two planes carrying the bodies arrived at Eindhoven military airport.