07/17/2014 03:47 pm ET Updated Jul 17, 2014

Flight Radar Shows Planes Avoiding Ukraine In Aftermath Of Malaysia Airlines Crash

In the aftermath of an apparent attack on a Malaysia Airlines commercial jet flying over Ukraine, international flights are taking detours from their usual routes to avoid the war-torn country. The Twitter account PlaneTalking shared the image below, which shows the dramatic re-routing in effect.

The image was taken from Flight Radar 24, which tracks all planes in the air at a given time.

Major airlines from Delta to Turkish Airlines have announced their intention to bypass the country.