1 American, 192 Dutch, 44 Malaysian, 27 Australian; Read the Complete List of the 298 Killed on Flight MH17

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By Leonardo Blair , CP Reporter
July 21, 2014|12:11 pm
Howard Horder, Susan Horder, Quinn Schansman (Photos: Facebook)

Husband and wife couple, Howard and Susan Horder, (l) both 63 from Brisbane Australia were among the 298 people killed on Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine last Thursday. Quinn Schansman (r) was identified as the lone American killed in the tragedy. He is also a Dutch citizen.

Malaysia Airlines released its complete passenger manifest from the doomed Flight MH17 Saturday identifying the 298 people from 11 countries who were on board when it exploded and crashed after it was shot down from the air in eastern Ukraine last Thursday.

Almost two-thirds of the victims on the list, a total of 192, were identified as Dutch, one of them, Quinn Lucas Schansman, who was born in New York, according to ABC, had dual U.S. citizenship.

President Barack Obama identified Schansman during a news conference Saturday and said his "thoughts and prayers are with his family through this terrible loss."

Relatives told ABC that Schansman was planning to meet with family for a vacation in Malaysia.

"Our hearts and prayers go out to the families of the victims," Rodney Schansman, who lives in Georgia and is a cousin of the victim's father, told ABC. "We didn't believe the news until Quinn's grandfather called us."

Some 44 Malaysians, 27 Australians, 12 Indonesians, 10 Britons, four Belgians, four Germans, three Filipinos, one Canadian and one New Zealander were also killed.

The dead include heartbreaking stories of couples like 63-year-old retiree Howard Horder and his wife, Susan, from Brisbane, Australia.

Horder's brother Glenn Horder told AAP that his brother had joked that he had bought a one way ticket days before going off on vacation with his wife.

"I spoke to him two days before he went on his holiday and he said he was flying with Malaysia Airlines," Glenn Horder told AAP.

I said, "Jeez really?" and he said, "Yes, I only bought a one-way ticket." Howard, however, was just joking.
"He did buy a return ticket, but that's just my brother's sense of humor," said Glenn. "He just said that because the other flight [MH370] didn't come back."

SEE THE COMPLETE LIST OF THE DEAD BELOW:


Contact: leonardo.blair@christianpost.com; follow me on Twitter @leoblair
 

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