Malaysian Boeing: an open question
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Malaysian Boeing: an open question

Malaysian Boeing: an open question

Exactly one year has passed since the collapse of the airliner Boeing 777 in Ukraine, however, despite the fact that there are dozens of different documents about this terrible tragedy, it was not possible to establish exactly how the plane was destroyed which was carrying 298 people. This question remains open, and highly relevant, especially since the results of investigations contradict each other, which prevents an objective assessment of what happened.

Today it is absolutely certain that the cause of the crash of the passenger flight MH17 was not at all a terrorist act, and not a technical malfunction - initially these versions were considered possible. However, this circumstance does not give an answer to the question of how exactly the passenger aircraft was destroyed, which was at an altitude of more than 10 thousand meters. Initially, a version appeared that the aircraft was shot down by a ground-to-air missile, however, just a few weeks after this sensational statement, there were also versions of the shooting of a civilian aircraft from an air cannon and the destruction of its air-to-air missiles. , and if the version of the use of the aircraft gun was subsequently refuted, then at the moment specialists cannot say with 100% with certainty what exactly caused the crash of the aircraft shot down over Ukraine.

It would seem that when hundreds of people are working on the investigation of the catastrophe, they are first-class specialists, why it is impossible to establish which particular missile destroyed the Malaysia Airlines passenger liner. In turn, the information portal notes that the difference between the dimensions of the air-to-air and ground-to-air missiles is enormous - the length of the missile from the Buk air defense missile system is 5.5 meters, while the missiles used by fighters do not exceed in its length 3 meters, and, therefore, the number of striking parts of the air-to-air missile, taking into account the smaller caliber, should be less in 2-4 times. In addition, according to the officially established data, the rocket hit the passenger plane from the side, while the technical characteristics of the Buk air defense system were used to perform the “slide” maneuver, which also does not agree with the results of the official investigation.

Nevertheless, one should not go into the technical issues of what happened, since this work is for specialists and experts in these areas. It is worth paying attention to the fact that just a few weeks ago, the Malaysian government initiated the establishment of a tribunal regarding the destruction of a passenger liner. In turn, the blame for the tragedy that occurred to no less extent lies with the air carrier, who, realizing that military operations are taking place in Ukraine, refused to change the flight route of his aircraft, which ultimately led to the catastrophe. The position of Malaysia was also supported by Ukraine, which, during the course of the tribunal, if any, still has to take place, will also have to explain why the authorities did not ensure reliable safety of the aircraft flying through the country, although it was well known that The militias have air defense systems that pose a threat to any aircraft.

Finally, the question of why the EU countries and the US are trying to blame Russia for everything remains to this day? Even if we admit the fact that the passenger airliner was destroyed from the BUK anti-aircraft missile complex, then there is no evidence of Russia's guilt in this, all the more so because the fact that Ukraine had previously recognized that the air defense system of Ukraine . If we take into account that the Russian specialists could manage the Buk air defense system, then again an important circumstance arises - a professionally trained squad could distinguish a civilian plane from a military one, and, therefore, the tragedy in this case would not have happened.

Whatever it was conducted the investigation still remains a lot of unresolved technical issues that cast doubt on the report into the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing 777 in Ukraine.

Kostyuchenko Yuriy specifically for