As Dutch court looks into the MH17 disaster, witnesses spoke before the jury, testifying in this case. Specifically, they shared the details of the launch of the anti-air missile from Buk SAM system. BBC Russian reported that on June 8.
The witnesses were interviewed by investigating judge and representatives of the Joint Investigation Team. Eight people claimed who have seen or heard the flight of the missile not far from Snizhne village (militant-held part of Donetsk region, - 112 International). Another three said they were in the area of the launch site.
Another witness said that briefly before the disaster, he was at the checkpoint held by the militants nor far from Pervomaiske; he heard the noise, then a whistle and the explosion in the sky. Seconds after that, he saw the debris of the plane falling from the sky.