US officials to NBC: 'Absolutely' possible Russian military shot down plane, still trying to figure out details

A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, believed to have been brought down by a surface-to-air missile.

There are no survivors on board MH17, a Boeing 777 jet, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur and carrying 298 people. It is still unclear who is responsible for the attack, with both sides in the Ukraine civil conflict accusing each other. Here are the latest developments.

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