The FAA issued a notice banning all U.S. flights from operating in eastern Ukrainian airspace on Thursday night.
The restriction comes in wake of reports that the downed Malaysia Airlines passenger jet, which was carrying 298 people, was shot out of the sky.
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Photo: Emergency officials view the wreckage of the crashed jet in eastern Ukraine. (Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters)