Hrabove, Donetsk Oblast

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Hrabove (Ukrainian: Грабове; Russian: Грабово, Grabovo) is a village in Shakhtarsk Raion (district) in Donetsk Oblast of eastern Ukraine.

According to the 2001 census, 1,000 people were living there.

On 17 July 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down and crashed into a field near Hrabove, killing all 298 passengers. The flight was meant to go from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.[1]

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  1. "Malaysia Airlines plane crashes on Ukraine–Russia border". The Daily Telegraph. 17 July 2014. Retrieved 26 July 2014.

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Coordinates: 48°08′45″N 38°38′54″E / 48.14583°N 38.64833°E / 48.14583; 38.64833