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"I think what's happened is a rather poorly trained separatist group here probably have inadvertently shot down an airliner and are now trying to cover this up," he said on CNN. "That's the part you see on the ground." The Federal Bureau of Investigation has dispatched two agents with training in forensics and crime scenes to Ukraine to assist in collecting evidence at the crash scene, a U.S. law enforcement official said. As of yesterday, they were waiting in Kiev for security conditions to improve before going to the crash site, the official said. An investigator for the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board who left Washington on July 18 hadn't made it to the crash site as of late yesterday, said a person briefed on the matter who requested anonymity in discussing it.
The Cedar Rapids Skyhawks held its annual air show with remote controlled planes. About 30 remote-controlled biplanes, jets, fighters, and bombers, took to the air. The event raises money for the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight and draws people from surrounding states. "Even though we're having a lot of fun with our big toys, we got a tie in with the Honor Flight that we really enjoy and think it's a really good fit for us," said Todd Davis a pilot. Donations will help fly veterans to Washington as part of the Honor Flight.