The investigators from the Netherlands found another confirmation that MH17 plane was shot down from Russian 'Buk' missile system. Particularly, they got fingerprints from the ammunition. Wilbert Paulissen, the Head of Criminal Investigations Central Department of the Netherlands' National Police claimed this as 112 Ukraine broadcasted.
'We have analyzed all available for us pictures of 'Buk' missile systems. We succeeded t got fingerprints from the ammunition that shot down the place. We understand that this ammunition coincided with that owned by Russia's military brigade', Paulissen said.
He added that 'the investigations confirmed that the plane was shot down from 'Buk' transferred from Russia to the uncontrolled territory'.
Dmytro Storozhuk, the First Deputy Prosecutor General reported that the joint investigation group has established that 'Buk' was in the service of Russia's Armed Forces, particularly 53rd Anti-Aircraft Rocket Brigade from Kursk.
'This weapon was not bought by the separatists at the military store; it was not bought and supplied to the crime site by any other way. Dutch Chief Prosecutor Frederic Westerbeke clearly stated that the shot at the passenger place of Malaysian airlines was made from the weapon of the Russian Federation delivered to the territory of Ukraine. it is not just a statement, it is evidence gathered in accordance with all necessary procedural demands and it will be passed to the court', he reported.
As is known, Boeing 777 of Malaysian Airlines, flight MH17 was on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala-Lumpur, when it crashed in the militant-held area of Donetsk region in July 2014. The aircraft carried 298 people; no one survived. Experts found out that the passenger plane was shot down by a missile, fired from Buk, the Russia-made anti-aircraft missile launcher. The weapon was brought to Donbas by pro-Kremlin militants. Moscow has been denying any ties to the disaster.