An Australian woman, still mourning the loss of her brother and his wife on Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, is now suffering the loss of another relative--a stepdaughter-- lost on the latest tragedy involving the airline.
MSN.com is reporting today the story of Kaylene Mann. Her brother Rod Burrows and his wife Mary were on board the flight that vanished back in March. Despite miles of searches, there has been no evidence collected that suggests where the plane went down. No debris has ever been recovered leaving the fate of the passengers on the ill-fated flight to remain unknown.
Now, still reeling from that loss, Mann and her family have learned that her stepdaughter, identified as Maree Rizk, was among those killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down Thursday by a surface-to-air missle. All 298 on board perished.
Rizk and her husband were returning from a four-week vacation in Europe. Reports indicate the couple had at least one child who was not on the flight.
"It's just brought everyone, everything back," said Greg Burrow's Mann's brother. "It's just...ripped our guts again."
Despite the tragedies, Burrows says he doesn't blame the airline. "Nobody could predict they were going to get shot down. It was out of their hands," he said.
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