A woman walks at the site of the crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, eastern Ukraine.

A woman walks at the site of the crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, eastern Ukraine.

An Israeli man is believed to be among the 298 people on board a Malaysian Airlines flight that crashed in Ukraine yesterday.

There were no survivors on board the aircraft which came down in rebel-held territory on route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpar. The two sides in the civil conflict in Ukraine have each claimed the brought down the aircraft with a missile.

Itamar Avon, 27, from Kiryat Tivon, was on board, according to his father’s Facebook page. He wrote: “He was with us for 27 y3ears and now only memories remain.”

The majority of those on board were Dutch, while nine Britons were also believed to have died.