A twenty-seven-year old Israeli man was among those killed on a Malaysian airlines flight MH17 that was reportedly shot down over Ukraine on Thursday, Maariv online reported on Friday.

The man's father, Dov Avnon, wrote on his Facebook page that his son Itamar was aboard the plane and that the family was awaiting official confirmation of his death.

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