Most passengers on doomed airliner were Dutch


July 18, 2014 1:30PM (UTC)

The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 that was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine on Thursday was carrying 298 people from at least 10 countries. Here is a breakdown of the nationalities of those on board:

Netherlands: 173

Malaysia: 44 (including 15 crew and two infants)

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Australia: 28

Indonesia: 12 (including one infant)

United Kingdom: 9

Germany: 4

Belgium: 4

Philippines: 3

Canada: 1

New Zealand: 1

Hong Kong: 1

Unconfirmed nationalities: 18


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