In The Netherlands suspicions are voice that Ukraine might be involved in the crash of the Malaysian Boeing flight MH17, which was shot down on 17 July 2014 in the Donetsk region. The 298 people on board all died. The credibility of the reports, presented by the Joint Investigation Team, have also been questioned.
The official position of the Netherlands about the catastrophe over the Donbas remains unaltered: Russia's involvement in the attack on the Malaysian Boeing has been proven, it is the Kremlin that was responsible for deploying the Buk missile launcher in the occupied part of Donbas, which was used to destroy the MH17. The conclusions of international experts have been supported by the Netherlands, Australia, the United States, the G7 countries, the EU and NATO.