TPM Livewire

U.S. Official Says Malaysian Plane Was Shot Down By Missile

AP Photo / Dmitry Lovetsky

The official told CNN that a radar spotted a surface-to-air missile track an aircraft right before Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed. According to the official, another system captured a "heat signature" right at the time the plane was struck.

CNN reported that the "United States is analyzing the trajectory of the missile to try to learn where the attack came from."

All 295 passengers on board were killed.