Chinese-language Malaysian news sources Sin Chew has released the names of the 15 crew members on board Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The Kuala Lumpur-bound Boeing 777 airliner crashed in the eastern region of Ukraine, near the Russian border, killing the 295 passengers and crew.
Captain: Wan Amran Bin Wan Hussin (male, 50 years old)
Captain: Eugene Choo Jin Leong (male, 45 years old)
Vice- captain: Ahmad Hakimi Bin Hanapi (male, 29 years old)
Vice- captain: Muhamad Firdaus Bin Abdul Rahim (male, 27 years old)
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Mohd Ghafar Bin Abu Bakar (male, 54 years old)
Dora Shamila Binti Kassim (female, 47 years old)
Azrina Binti Yakob (female, 41 years old)
Lee Hui Pin (female, 42 years old)
Mastura Binti Mustafa (female, 40 years old)
Chong Yee Pheng (female, 40 years old)
Shaikh Mohd Noor Bin Mahmood (male, 44 years old)
Sanjid Singh Sandhu (male, 41 years old)
Hamfazlin Sham Binti Mohamed Arifin (female, 42 years old)
Nur Shazana Binti Mohamed Salleh (female, 31 years old)
Angeline Premila Rajandaran (female, 30 years old)
Malaysian news outlet The Star has separately reported several names on the list in addition to some details of the nationalities of the passengers on board.
Huib Gorter, vice president of Malaysian Airlines Europe, revealed in a press conference that 154 passengers are from the Netherlands, while 23 Malaysian were also reportedly on board aside from the crew.
According to Gorter, citizens from the following countries were also on board: 27 from Australia, 11 from Indonesia, six from Great Britain, four from France, four from Germany, four from Belgium, three from the Philippines and one from Canada. The nationalities of an additional 47 passengers were not disclosed, although other reports said there were 23 U.S. citizens aboard.
China’s embassy in Malaysia announced on social media platform Weibo that no Chinese citizens were on board.