Nationalities of Malaysia Flight MH17 Passengers Released

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By Crandall Sims

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- We are learning new details about who was onboard Malaysia Flight MH17 when it crashed near the Ukraine/Russia border.

The airliner posted a list of nationalities of passengers on their website Thursday evening.

Most of them are from the Netherlands, followed by Malaysia - which includes all crew members.

Three infants, from Malaysia and Indonesia were also onboard the flight.

We've since learned there were 298 passengers, that's three more than the 295 originally reported.

No Americans have been confirmed on the flight, though forty-one passengers remain unverified.

The following list is from the Malaysia Airlines website:

Netherlands- 154

Malaysia- 43 (including 15 crew & 2 infants)

Australia- 27

Indonesia- 12 (including 1 infant)

United Kingdom- 9

Germany- 4

Belgium- 4

Philippines- 3

Canada- 1

Unverified- 41


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