Latest News Wires Dutch declare day of mourning as first MH17 victims arrive

Two military aircraft left Ukraine Wednesday, carrying the bodies of some of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash, most of whom were Dutch. British investigators began work on a pair of "black boxes" to retrieve data on the flight's last minutes.

By , Associated Press

Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets as fighting flared in the region.