Malaysia Airlines has confirmed some, but not all of the passengers’ nationalities on the downed flight. Here’s an updated list that shows more than half of the people aboard were from the Netherlands, where the flight originated, and includes three infants. There is no confirmation of whether there were any Americans on the flight as of yet, but there remain 41 passengers of unverified origin. Here’s the full list from Malaysia Airlines:
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