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Malaysia Airlines 777 carrying 295 people crashes in Ukraine [pic, video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/BrianFaughnan/status/489795421435228160

A 777 carrying 295 passengers and crew has reportedly crashed in .

http://twitter.com/#!/myroslavapetsa/status/489797459707985920

At this time, Malaysia Airlines is only confirming that they have lost contact with the plane:

http://twitter.com/#!/MAS/status/489795857101750272

More:

http://twitter.com/#!/flightradar24/status/489795658879348737
http://twitter.com/#!/mashable/status/489794225392058368

There are unconfirmed reports that the 777 was shot down:

http://twitter.com/#!/AP/status/489795700872720384
http://twitter.com/#!/myroslavapetsa/status/489801844894728193

This is alleged to be video taken near the crash site:

http://twitter.com/#!/samgadjones/status/489791478831783936

There are also unconfirmed reports that &;pro Russian separatists&; downed the Malaysia Airlines jet thinking it was a Ukrainian cargo plane.

http://twitter.com/#!/rosschawkins/status/489798936509833216

The victims reportedly include 23 U.S. citizens:

http://twitter.com/#!/ReutersWorld/status/489824865890074624

Editor&;s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

Update:

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a surface-to-air missile was fired at the Malaysia Airlines plane:

http://twitter.com/#!/WSJbreakingnews/status/489864216938311680

More via ABC News&8217; Jonathan Karl:

http://twitter.com/#!/jonkarl/status/489869544207290368

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/07/17/reports-malaysia-airlines-777-carrying-295-people-crashes-in-ukraine-no-survivors-pic-video/

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