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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