Of the 298 people killed when flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine, the majority were Dutch.
Malaysia Airlines said there were 27 Australians and 154 Dutch on board. New Zealand officials said there was at least one New Zealand passport holder also on the flight.
Others on board included 43 Malaysians, including 15 crew, 12 Indonesians, nine from the UK, four from Germany and Belgium, three from the Philippines, one Canadian and 41 unverified passengers. Four infants were among the dead.
Footage of the site where the Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed with 295 on board has revealed images of victims' passports.
The nationalities and identities of potential victims were being leaked on social media.
At least one Australian passport has been spotted:
— Nine News Australia (@9NewsAUS) July 17, 2014
Unconfirmed reports of several names on passports have been published.
Families and friends of potential victims are grieving on Twitter:
— Steph (@steph88uk) July 17, 2014
A crew list from Malaysia's New Straits Times has also been tweeted:
— Zighol (@zirolafiq) July 17, 2014