An aggrieved nation in mourning


The guests and staff of mTouche Technology Bhd. social do penned their signatures on the condolences banner dated 15 August 2014, to demonstrate their grief to the family members and friends of the 298 victims of MH17 tragedy.

Malaysia Airlines B777-200ER 9M-MRD on a near-full scheduled flight from Amsterdam Schipol to KLIA was shot down on levelled altitude of 33,000 ft in East Ukraine at the late afternoon of 17 July 2014.

43 Malaysians were amongst the victims.

This morning, a special Malaysia Airlines B747-400 flight onboard 9M-MPS designated as MH 6129 should arrive shortly from Amsterdam, carrying the remains of 20 of them. Amongst those who are present in to receive them besides their family are His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda Yang DiPertuan Agong XIV, Raja Permaisuri Agong, Prime Minister and his Cabinet.

There on from Kompleks Bunga Raya KLIA, the casket bearing the remains would then depart by C130H and EC735 transporters provided by RMAF and hearse by the Army to the respective final destinations.

The Federal Government declared today as a national mourning day and a nationwide one minute silence would be observed at 0945hrs as a mark of grief for the shocking tragedy.

May they rest in eternal peace.

Published in: on August 22, 2014 at 09:45  Comments (1)