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Quinn Lucas Schansman

Quinn Lucas Schansman with dual citizenship U.S. and Dutch was the only named U.S. citizen who perished on board MH17 on July 17. The plane was shot down over Ukraine, allegedly by Russian separatists using sophisticated missile technology. (Facebook)

Victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Dutch families jetting off to exotic destinations, more than 100 AIDS experts, British football fans and a twice unlucky Australian family were among victims of the doomed Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine.

As the true horror of the fate of flight MH17 -- likely shot down in separatist-held territory near the Russian border on Thursday -- continue to unfold a day later, so did the stories behind its victims. (AFP)

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