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The version that the Ukrainian military accidentally shoot down Malaysian Boeing MH17 in 2014, should be considered in court. The proposal was made by the Dutch lawyer Sabine ten Doeschate representing the interests of the accused Oleg Pulatova, reports RIA Novosti.
She added that while the Ukrainian military had access to a large number of weapons, including missiles. In its opinion, the court should consider this version, despite the fact that the Dutch Prosecutor’s office believes such a scenario is impossible.
Sabine ten Doeschate suggested that Ukraine could do it guided by any motive, or error. In this regard, the lawyer recalled accidentally shot down in 2001 Russian Tu-154 aircraft.
22 Jun protection said that the court should not reject the version of the fighter. Sabine ten Doeschate offered to interview all those present at the hearings videos. In this June 9, Prosecutor ward Ferdinandusse cited the facts that refute the version of the crash from the attack of the fighter. As arguments in support of his words he cited a few facts. Among them — not recorded other aircraft primary radar, too significant damage to MH17 and the lack of such information on the voice recorders.
The court in Boeing MH17 in the district court of the Hague resumed on 8 June. The number of people in the meeting room is limited because of the quarantine. Allowed two representatives from each side, the defendants did not attend the meeting, they are in fact, involved only lawyers Oleg Pulatova.
Boeing 777 Malaysia Airlines, flying flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Donetsk region on July 17, 2014. On Board were 298 people, they all died. An international investigation team following the results of investigation named the accused in the case of the death of Boeing. It is the Russians Igor Girkin (Shooters), Mr Pulatov, Sergey Dubinsky and Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko. All of them, according to investigators, are related to the displacement of the complex “Buk”, from which, presumably, was hit by a ship.
The Tu-154 EN route from tel Aviv to Novosibirsk crashed over the Black sea on 4 October 2001. The disaster killed 78 people — citizens of Russia and Israel. The interstate aviation Committee, having considered the circumstances of the crash, came to the conclusion that the plane was shot down by a Ukrainian anti-aircraft missile complex “s-200”. Legally, Ukraine has not pleaded guilty in the crash, but the foreign Ministry had voluntarily paid Russia compensation in the amount of 7.8 million dollars, and defense Minister Alexander Kuzmuk dismissed.
Video, photo All from Russia.