Latest photos and videos from crash site of Malaysia Airlines #MH17 in Ukraine

19 July-2014, Time: It wasn’t long after news broke that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 had crashed in eastern Ukraine that traditional and social media were both flooded with descriptions of the crash scene, along with photos and videos apparently taken at the spot where the plane came down.

Latest photos and videos from crash site of Malaysia Airlines #MH17 in Ukraine

Latest photos and videos from crash site of Malaysia Airlines #MH17 in Ukraine

The wreckages of the malaysian airliner carrying 295 people from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur after it crashed, in east Ukraine on July 17, 2014. Dominique Faget—AFP/Getty Images

Taken together, they paint a grisly picture of the scene on the ground in the Donetsk region. Early reports say that all 295 aboard – reportedly 280 passengers and 15 crew members – were killed. Below are some of the stills and videos members of the public and journalists have posted on social media sites. It is not possible to verify the authenticity of the images:

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The site of a Malaysia Airlines plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in Donetsk region: bit.ly/1eP5C4X http://t.co/guBJ5ppeRy—
Reuters Top News (@Reuters) July 17, 2014

#BREAKING: Reuters correspondent on the scene in Eastern Ukraine sees burning wreckage of air plane, bodies on ground—
Reuters Top News (@Reuters) July 17, 2014

Life News correspondent first on the scene of wreckage in Grabovo, says there are passports of Dutch and Malaysian passengers.—
James Jones (@rjamesjones) July 17, 2014

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Flight #MH-17 #Torez #Donetsk #Ukraine by Nadezhda Chernetskaya http://t.co/nrokR3svTU—
legionar (@MatevzNovak) July 17, 2014

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Flight #MH-17 #Torez #Donetsk #Ukraine by Nadezhda Chernetskaya http://t.co/z4byDeovcp—
legionar (@MatevzNovak) July 17, 2014

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Flight #MH-17 #Torez #Donetsk #Ukraine by Nadezhda Chernetskaya http://t.co/2o0SGVnjbE—
legionar (@MatevzNovak) July 17, 2014

Image: BBC

Image: BBC

Image: BBC

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Emergency services at site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 #MH17 plane crash near Donetsk bit.ly/1mRjcfS

http://t.co/DKX2Nglfci—
Reuters Pictures (@reuterspictures) July 17, 2014

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