(NBC) - Malaysia Airlines on Saturday released the full manifest of the 298 passengers and crew who perished on Flight MH17, which was shot down Thursday over contested Ukrainian airspace.
Malaysia Airlines said in a statement that they were struggling to reach family members of the deceased.
The airline is "still unable to identify many more family members," a statement said Saturday, appealing for next-of-kin to contact the airline. Meanwhile, the airline sent five "Go Team" members to the crash site — a war zone where treatment of the bodies and evidence has been embroiled in controversy. Eighty additional
An additional 127 government and media aids have also been deployed by the airline to
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