Civilian planes that have been shot down

Published: Jul 18 2014 01:31:05 PM EDT

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has shocked the world. While it hasn't happened many times before, this isn't the first time a civilian passenger plane has been shot out of the sky. Take a look other civilian jets that have been shot down.

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REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has shocked the world. While it hasn't happened many times before, this isn't the first time a civilian passenger plane has been shot out of the sky. Take a look other civilian jets that have been shot down.

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