PETALING JAYA: The nationalities of all the passengers on board MH17 have been identified.
The airline, in a statement yesterday, said it was now working closely with the respective embassies to notify the next of kin of the passengers.
According to the airline, there were 193 passengers from the Netherlands (including one with dual Dutch and US citizenship), 43 Malaysians (including 15 crew and two infants), 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians (including one infant), 10 from Britain (including one with dual British and South African citizenship), four each from Germany and Belgium, three from the Philippines, one from Canada and one from New Zealand.
“Our focus now is to work with the emergency responders and authorities and mobilise its full support to provide all possible care to the next-of-kin.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with all affected passengers and crew and their family members.
“The airline will provide regular updates on the situation,” it said in a statement.
Next of kin can contact +603 7884 1234 (Malaysia) or +31703487770 (Netherlands).
The full list of passengers and crew on board MH17: