Friday, September 25, 2015

Family of three MH370 passengers sue Malaysia Airlines

Kuala Lumpur: Family members of three passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are suing the airline and four others for breach of contract and negligence, the media reported on Friday.

The family is asking for public apology the airline, the Malaysian government and three others and for damages to be assessed for the loss of support as a result of the deaths of Tan Ah Meng, 46, and Chuang Hsiu Ling, 45, both directors of an engineering and construction company, the Malaysian Star reported.

On the same flight was the couple's eldest son, Tan Wei Chew, 19.

The plaintiffs are the two sons of the Tan and Chuang - Wei Hong, 15, and Tan Wei Jie, 13, Ah Meng's parents Tan Hun Khong and Lai Chew Lai, and Hsiu Ling's mother Chuang Hung Chien.

In the suit filed on Aug 28 and made available to media on Friday, the plaintiffs are also claiming for general damages, aggravated and exemplary damages, bereavement and further relief deemed fit by the court.

Their lawyer, Sangeet Kaur Deo said the suit is fixed for case management before High Court deputy registrar Norfauzani Mohd Nordin on October 5.
25/09/15 IANS/Times of India
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