An Australian woman has lost another family member in another Malaysia Airlines tragedy. Kaylene Mann’s who lost her brother in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has learned that her stepdaughter was on the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over Ukraine.
Mrs Mann’s brother Rod Burrows and sister-in-law Mary Burrows were on Flight 370 when it disappeared of the coast of Australia last March.
Mrs Mann has found out today (Friday) that her stepdaughter, Maree Rizk, was killed on board Flight 17 when it crashed in Ukraine.
Ms Mann’s other brother Greg Burrows made a short statement in which he said news of the second tragedy to hit the family has “ripped our guts again”. Ms Rizk and her husband Albert were returning home to Melbourne from a four-week European holiday.