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Aerial view of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site

Updated 1704 GMT (0104 HKT) July 21, 2014
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This satellite image shows the primary crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 between the towns of Hrabove (spelled Grabove in Russian) and Rasypnoye, Ukraine. The Boeing 777 was shot down Thursday, July 17, with a surface-to-air missile in Ukrainian territory controlled by pro-Russian rebels. All 298 people aboard died. The satellite imagery was collected on Sunday, July 20, by Airbus Defense & Space, and was analyzed by AllSource Analysis. Click through to see more of the satellite imagery: Airbus DS/SPOT/AllSource Analysis
Multiple locations with debris are pointed out in this image, including the site of the plane's tail section. Airbus DS/SPOT/AllSource Analysis
The burned fields of the primary crash site are pictured. Airbus DS/SPOT/AllSource Analysis
The plane's tail section appears down a road from temporary shelters and tents. Airbus DS/SPOT/AllSource Analysis
More debris is scattered to the left of the tail section among a field and near buildings. Airbus DS/SPOT/AllSource Analysis
Debris has been spotted almost two miles away from the primary crash site. Airbus DS/SPOT/AllSource Analysis
Refrigerated train cars are visible in this satellite image. Search teams have recovered 272 bodies, 251 of which have been loaded on trains with refrigerators, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said. Airbus DS/SPOT/AllSource Analysis