How Common Are Missile Threats to Airliners?

The Wall Street Journal
July 18, 2014 AT 7:38 AM
The missile that the U.S. says brought down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine would have been from a sophisticated surface-to-air missile system; the question that leaves is who fired on the plane. WSJ's Roebrt Wall looks at how common these missile threats are to airlines. Photo: Finnish Defense Forces