As reports today indicate that fewer bodies than expected have arrived in The Netherlands, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has held his third press conference in as many days to report on the recovery and repatriation of victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Abbott said the government was determined to bring all the victims home. He said that the Governor-General, Sir Peter Cosgrove, has gone to The Netherlands to receive and oversee the recovery and repatriation of bodies.
New wreckage of Flight MH17 was discovered yesterday, Abbott said. Wreckage has been strewn across villages and farmland. It is possible that further human remains, parts of the aircraft, or parts of the missile could be in “other than obvious places”. [Read more...]