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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Ukrainian State Emergency Service employees collect bodies of victims at the site of the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine on July 20, 2014.  (Credit: Getty Images)

Rebels In Ukraine Take Full Control Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash Bodies

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Ukraine’s separatists were to blame for the downing of the aircraft.

07/20/2014

New Jersey-born Quinn Schansman, 19, was killed after the Malaysia Airlines jetliner he was on was shot down over Ukraine on July 17, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

American On Board Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was New Jersey Native

In remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

07/18/2014

A Malaysia Airlines plane.  (Credit: ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Airlines Altering Routes After Malaysia Airlines Flight Downed

But now, with nearly 300 killed in Friday’s crash in eastern Ukraine, frequent flyers say they’ll check their flight paths online and hope airlines rethink routes over hot spots.

07/18/2014