Tenth Briton Confirmed Among MH17 Victims

An ex-journalist, students and Newcastle FC fans are among the British victims on MH17, which was carrying almost 300 passengers.

Tenth Briton Confirmed Among MH17 Victims

Ten Britons are now confirmed to have been among the 298 people on board flight MH17, which was shot down in Ukraine. Friends and colleagues today paid tribute to the British victims named, including Leeds University student Richard Mayne, 20, from Leicestershire.

He had recently completed a charity trek to Everest Base Camp was described as a man who had a “great thirst for life” and “wanted to make the world a better place” by his former headteacher. John Wood, from the Dixie Grammar School in Nuneaton said: “Richard was an extremely pleasant and thoughtful young man who gave his time generously for everyone.

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