Ukraine separatists release MH17 flight recorders | Asia Pacific

Ukraine separatists release MH17 flight recorders

Ukraine separatists release MH17 flight recorders

Updated 22 July 2014, 16:58 AEST

The separatist authorities in eastern Ukraine have now handed over both the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder to the head of the Malaysia team on the ground.

Colonel Mohamed Sakri from Malaysia's National Security Council expressed thanks to the local government, saying both MH17 black boxes appeared to be slightly damaged but otherwise in 'good condition'.

Correspondent: Phil Williams, Europe correspondent

Speaker: Colonel Mohamed Sakri, Malaysia's National Security Council

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