International airport «Kharkiv» created all the conditions for holding of the ceremony dedicated to crash victims of Malaysian flight MN17 operated by Boeing 777-200.
Representatives of the countries whose citizens died in the crash, members of diplomatic missions of the Netherlands, Malaysia and the USA, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vladimir Groisman and Chairman of Kharkiv regional state administration Igor Baluta were at the solemn ceremony. After the ceremony about 40 coffins with the bodies were loaded into two airplanes which departed to Holland.
The remains of other 160 crash victims will be departed by special flights to the Netherlands during two next days.
On the territory of the Netherlands an expertize and victim identification will be held.
All foreign experts controlling the transportation process will be in Ukraine until all bodies of crash victims are transported from the country. On the night of Wednesday/Thursday most of missions extended their stay at the hotel Kharkiv Palace till 25 June. As reported before, accomodation for the experts is free of charge, it is an initiative of the owner, Kharkiv businessman Aleksandr Yaroslavsky.