Photos: Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17


Among others killed was Willem Witteveen, a Dutch senator. The politician was on the flight with his wife and daughter. (BBC PHOTO)

Briton John Allen, 44, and his wife Sandra and sons Christopher, Julian and Ian, who were of Dutch nationality. (BBC PHOTO)

Yuli Hastini and John Paulisen and their two young children were on their way to pay their respects at Yuli's mother's grave. (BBC PHOTO)

Cor Pan joked on Facebook about his plane disappearing shortly before it took off. The Dutch man was off on holiday with his girlfriend Neeljte Tol when he put up a picture of his plane on Facebook. (BBC PHOTO)

Fatima Dyczynski, a 24-year-old aerospace engineer, was travelling to the Australian city of Perth to begin an internship with IBM. (JOOST NUIJTEN/FLICKR)

Newcastle United fans John Alder and Liam Sweeney were travelling to see their team play in New Zealand. (BBC PHOTO)

Nick Norris was returning from a family holiday with his three grandchildren, 12-year-old Mo, 10-year-old Evie and eight-year-old Otis. (BBC PHOTO)

Jane Adi Soetjipto, an Indonesian woman who had been visiting family in the Netherlands. (BBC PHOTO)

Briton Robert Ayley, 28, a father-of-two, who was returning home to New Zealand following a month-long working trip to Europe. (BBC PHOTO)

British victims (clockwise from top left): John Alder, John Allen, Stephen Anderson, Robert Ayley, Cameron Dalziel, Glenn Thomas, Liam Sweeney, Ben Pocock, Richard Mayne and Andrew Hoare. (BBC PHOTO)

British banker Andrew Hoare, 59, his Dutch wife Estella, 51, and their sons Friso and Jasper, who were aged 12 and 14. (BBC PHOTO)

A man writes messages for the victims of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, prior to a prayer service for them, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

Ninik Yuriani, an Indonesian woman living in Eindhoven, was on her way to celebrate Eid al-Fitr. (BBC PHOTO)

Glenn Thomas, a former journalist and WHO media relations coordinator, was travelling to the Aids conference. (UNITED NATIONS PHOTO)

Flight Attendant Nur Shazana Mohd Salleh was a happy person who had a feeling this month was special. (BBC PHOTO)

Australian teacher Francesca Davison and her husband Liam were returning home from a holiday in Europe. (BBC PHOTO)

Joep Lange was among the most eminent of at least six researchers and activists travelling to a conference. (BBC PHOTO)

A photograph of Malaysia Airlines MH17 chief flight attendant Azrina Yakob, 41, is seen on a table inside her home in Sungai Pelek, Sepang district on July 20, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/ NICOLAS ASFOURI)

This undated photo provided by Indiana University on Friday, July 18, 2014 shows Karlijn Keijzer. She was on summer vacation at the time of the crash. (AP Photo/Indiana University)

Students of Pelita Bangsa elementary school look at the photos of their school teacher Arnoud Huizen of the Netherlands and his Indonesian wife Yodricunda Theistiasih, with their baby, who were passengers of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, during a mourning ceremony at the school in Bali, Indonesia, Monday, July 21, 2014. The family were killed when the Malaysian jetliner was shot down on July 17, 2014, over Ukraine. (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)