1. Wide of presentation by the Joint Investigative Team
2. SOUNDBITE (English) Jennifer Hurst, Australian Federal Police Commander:
"As we know it was a Buk missile from the 9M38-series. In parts of the plane wreckage as well as in bodies of victims and also on the crash site, different parts of the type of missile were found. These parts were secured by the jet and carefully examined by forensic experts. For example, examinations were conducted into the presence of explosive substances, the elemental composition of certain metal parts and analysis of paints. Also, pieces of debris and parts found on the crash site were visually compared with reference material consisting of various Buk missiles available to the jet. In addition a missile was detonated in a controlled environment so that comparisons could also be made with parts of a detonated missile."
3. Wide of presentation
4. SOUNDBITE (English) Jennifer Hurst, Australian Federal Police Commander:
"All findings from this forensic investigation confirm the earlier conclusion of the jet that Flight MH17 was shot down by a 9M38-series Buk missile."
An international team of investigators on Thursday gave further details about the downing of flight MH17 at a presentation of interim results of the long-running investigation.
Australian Federal Police Commander Jennifer Hurst detailed the analysis that confirmed flight MH17 was shot down by "a Buk missile from the 9M38-series".
At the same event, Wilbert Paulissen of the Dutch National Police said investigators had also confirmed the missile was from the Russian military's 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade based in the Russian city of Kursk.
The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed.
Russia has always denied involvement in the downing of the jet.
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