Weather satellite images of Europe showed large cloud formations west and north of the Black Sea; an area largely matching with the Dnipropetrovsk Flight Information Region. The area to the south of flight MH17’s last known position contained mostly cumulonimbus
clouds and possibly thunderstorms. The sky above areas associated with the cumulonimbus clouds was obscured with a cloud base of between 1,000 and 5,000 ft."
This means that, from the ground, the plane was above the heavy clouds the base of which was rather low--starting at 1km above the ground, while, for example, the original Bellingcat Torez photo, was showing an almost clear, blue, sunny sky.
This also means that if MH17 was to be also attacked by a Ukrainian jet, the attack too would have been obscured from the ground.
In addition, most of the flight path of a ground-to-air missile would have been lost to a viewer on the ground once the missile pierced the cloud base around 1-2 km above the ground.
The video animation produced by the Dutch is thus with respect to whether quite realistic and truthful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryBD6zFPDA8