Dutch air crash investigators have announced that they will release a preliminary report next Tuesday into what brought down flight MH17 over east Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers.
“The preliminary report will present factual information based on sources available to the Dutch Safety Board (OVV),” investigators said in a statement.
The highly-anticipated first report will be released on the OVV´s website at 10:00 am (0800 GMT) but there will be “no press conference,” it said.
“In the months to come further investigation is needed before the final report is written,” added the OVV, which earlier said it hoped to have a final report “within a year.”
The Netherlands is in charge of probing the crash of the Malaysia airlines Boeing 777 which exploded over strife-torn Ukraine on July 17, killing all on board, including 193 Dutch citizens.