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Local Life Lost When Missile Hit Malaysian Airlines Plane

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The bloody conflict between Russia and Ukraine has been going on for months and now an American life has been taken after a missile hit a Malaysian Airlines plane carrying New Jersey born Quinn Schansman.

Quinn was born in Fort Lee, New Jersey and only 19 years-old. His grandfather Ronald Schansman discussed the kind of man that Quinn was.

“A strong boy, 19 and full of life and very sweet,” he said.

Quinn has dual citizenship both in America and the Netherlands. The Dutch government has tried to get access to his body, but has been unable to do so.

Ron Schansman said he is horrified by how his grandson’s body has been treated. “It’s dreadful of course, nothing, nobody knows anything. They handled the bodies very disrespectfully,” he said.

He doesn’t know when he’ll be able to see his grandson’s body for proper burial.

Former FBI agent and counterterrorism expert Jonathan Gilliam discussed this incident in detail and what America should be doing.

“I think the grandfather has every right in the world to be upset about this thing, but in a war zone that’s not ours, in a country where we have no real power to say one thing or another, I don’t see this, unless Putin steps in and does something very diplomatic and very caring, they’re not gonna see that body anytime soon. I think more people should be looking at Malaysian Airlines and asking why they were flying in an area where two planes have been shot down very recently and a threat had gone out to say do not fly over this area,” he said.

 

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