The wrecked cockpit of downed flight MH17 is not cordoned off and is being watched by only one armed guard, ITV News staff at the crash site say.
Any potential forensic evidence is being trampled on by onlookers, in a scene described as a "complete free-for-all".
Among the wreckage at a site in east Ukraine, it is possible to make out an iPad, flight bags and children's shoes, among other things.
Thousands of online users have taken to social media to call for the victims of the Malaysian airliner crash to be returned to loved ones.
United States intelligence officials admitted that they do not know who fired the surface-to-air missile that downed flight MH17.
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