May all who have lost their life on-board MH370 find eternal peace in the loving arms of the universe
There was a teenage couple returning home from a sun-drenched beach vacation. A Hollywood stuntman on his way to visit his kids between film shoots. And a 76-year-old Chinese artist who had cheated death numerous times.
Here are snapshots of some of the 239 passengers and crew aboard the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
They are listed in the order they appeared on the flight’s passenger manifest released by Malaysian authorities.
1. AN WENLAN – Chinese – 65
A nurse-turned-artist, she was known for her realistic portrayals of flowers. She was traveling with a group of 19 other Chinese artists.
2. YUANHUA BAO – Chinese – 63
Was traveling with her husband Liu Rusheng, a renowned artist who had survived three heart attacks.
3. BAI XIAOMO – Canadian – 37
She and her husband, Muktesh Mukherjee, were returning from vacation in Vietnam to their two sons, Mirav, 8, and Miles, 4. They lived in Montreal and Chicago before settling in Beijing. “They did everything for the kids,” a family friend said.
4. MAOQIN BIAN – Chinese – 67
Loved exercising. She spent four days in Malaysia — her first and last time traveling abroad.
Bai Xiaomo, 37, and her husband, Muktesh Mukherjee, 42 ‘did everything for the kids.’
5. BIAN LIANGJING – Chinese – 27
Earned his dental degree from a Chinese medical college and was working in construction in Singapore building to raise money for his own clinic. He left behind his wife and infant daughter in China.
6. Datin Biby Nazli Mohd Hassim – Malaysian – 62
The wife of former Celcom chief executive officer Datuk Mohamed Ramli Abbas, she was travelling with her two daughters, Dina, 30 and Maria, 32, as well as her younger sister Noorida. Dina celebrated her first wedding anniversary just a few days before boarding the flight.
7. NIKOLAI BRODSKII – Russian – 43
The scuba diving instructor and father of two was on his way home after a trip to Bali, Indonesia. He was a member of the tight-knit Jewish community in the Siberian city of Irkutsk.
8. RODNEY BURROWS – Australian – 59
The Brisbane couple were on an overseas trip with friends. They had three children and were expecting their first grandchild in April.
9. MARY BURROWS – Australian – 54
The married mother of three had retired from the Queensland Police Service, where she worked as a civilian employee for 16 years. She was on vacation with her husband, Rodney Burrows. The couple were expecting their first grandchild in April.
Maoqin Bian, 67, spent four days in Malaysia — her first and last time traveling abroad.
10. RUI CAO – Chinese – 32
Was working for a foreign company in Beijing. Was traveling with her company in Malaysia and stayed for a few more days with her husband.
11. HUANPEENMR CHAN – Malaysian – 46
12. JUNZHANG CHE – Chinese – 68
Was a professional Tai Chi practitioner and a member of Wu Dang Martial Arts Research Association.
13. JIANSHE CHEN – Chinese – 58
14. CHANGJUN CHEN- Chinese – 35
Was going to have a layover in Beijing and then travel to Shandong Province, in eastern China, to visit his dying father. He worked in Beijing.
15. CHEN WEI HIONG – Malaysian – 43
Was traveling to Beijing with her husband, Tan Sioh Peng, for a vacation. The couple has two sons, Eric, 15, and Allan, 11.
Rodney Burrows, 59, and Mary Burrows, 54, had three children and were expecting their first grandchild in April.
16. YUN CHEN – Chinese – 57
Was coming back from a trip to Nepal with her friends. “She was at the age where she could finally enjoy life without worrying about her children,” her husband said.
17. KARMOOI CHEW – Malaysian – 31
Worked for Malaysia’s largest bank, Maybank.
18. HSIU-LING CHUANG – Chinese Taipei – 45
Believed to be the only Taiwanese national on board. She was traveling to Beijing for a business trip.
19. CH’NG MEI LING – Malaysian – 33
Was on her way back to Pennsylvania, where she had been working as an engineer at a chemical plant.
20. OLEG CHUSTRAK – Ukrainian – 45
21. SHULING DAI – Chinese – 58
Changjun Chen, 35, was traveling to eastern China to visit his dying father.
22. ANNE DAISY – Malaysian – 56
The insurance company training manager was on her way to spend a week with her husband, an air traffic controller, in Beijing. She wished her brother “good night” before boarding the flight.
23. SERGII DEINEKA – Ukrainian – 45
24. JIABIN DI- Chinese – 36
A migrant worker in Singapore.
25. DINA MOHAMED RAMLI – Malaysian – 30
She had celebrated her first wedding anniversary just a few days before the flight. The daughter of a prominent Malaysian businessman, she was traveling with her mother, sister and aunt.
26. YING DING – Chinese – 28
Graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in international business. Had been working in Beijing after graduation.
27. LIJUN DING – Chinese – 43
Anne Daisy, 56, wished her brother “good night” before boarding the flight.
Was going to visit China for the first time after having worked in Singapore for a year.
28.YING DING – Chinese – 62
29. GUOWEI DONG – Chinese – 48
Chairman of a county-level Artists Association in southeastern China. A professor at Nanjing Normal University, he was in Kuala Lumpur for an art exhibition.
30. YUNSHAN DOU – Chinese – 61
Former director of the Department of Work Safety in the city of Qinghuangdao.
31. WENZHONG DU – Chinese – 50
Worked for a shipping company.
32. DONG FENG – Chinese – 21
Born in a farmer’s family in a small village in southeastern China. Was a migrant worker in Singapore.
Was a member of the Artists Association in Anhui Province. Was in Kuala Lumpur to attend an art exhibition.
34. BAOFENG FU – Chinese – 28
Worked for a Chinese tech company, IBICN. He was in Kuala Lumpur to attend an art exhibition hosted by both IBICN and a Malaysian art group.
35. TAO GAN – Chinese – 44
Worked for Halliburton.
36. FUXIANG GAN – Chinese – 49
The deputy director of the international liaison office of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions.
37. GE GAO – Chinese – 27
38. GU NAIJUN – Australian – 31
She regularly posted photos of her two daughters on social media, describing them as “princesses.” She was traveling with her husband, Yuan Li. They met and fell in love in Sydney.
39. HUAJIN GUAN – Malaysian – 34
An employee of Austin-based technology firm Freescale Semiconductor, Guan was married with two young children.
40. WENJIE GUAN – Chinese – 35
Worked for the American company Freescale Semiconductor Inc., based in China. Father of a 4-year-old boy.
41. JING HAN – Chinese – 53
A single mother treating herself to a rare vacation with friends. She didn’t even get international calling or internet service for her phone because she wanted to save money.
43. AIQIN HOU – Chinese – 45
Loved camping, hiking and swimming. Before arriving in Malaysia she had traveled to Indonesia with her friends.
44. BO HOU – Chinese – 35
Siwan Hu, 3, was nicknamed ‘Panpan.’
Marketing director of Chinese tech company ICICN. Had worked at the company for nine years. Born in a remote area in Shandong province, she was the pride of the entire village, its mayor said.
45. SIWAN HU – Chinese – 3
Nicknamed Panpan. Daughter of Xiaoning Hu and Na Zhang.
46. XIAONING HU – Chinese – 34
Father of Siwan Hu and husband of Na Zhang.
47. YI HUANG – Chinese – 30
Worked for Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
48. TIANHUI HUANG – Chinese – 43
49. PUIHENG HUE – Malaysian – 66
50. PING JIA – Chinese – 32
Bo Hou, 35 was born in a remote area in Shandong province and was the pride of the entire village.
51. CUIYUN JIANG – Chinese – 62
52. XUEREN JIANG- Chinese – 62
53. YING JIANG – Chinese – 27
Had waited tables in a Kuala Lumpur restaurant for three years before returning to her native China. She flew to Malaysia 12 days before the fateful flight to visit her good friend who got married in Kuala Lumpur.
54. WEIWEI JIAO- Chinese – 32
Was traveling with her husband Rui Wang. Quit her job at a software company to become a full-time mother.
55. WENXUE JIAO – Chinese – 58
Father of Weiwei Jiao
56. JEE JING HANG – Malaysian – 41
A computer programmer and father of two children, aged 11 and 13.
Jing Han, 53, a single mother treating herself to a rare vacation with friends.
57. JU KUN – Chinese – 32
A Hollywood stuntman who had doubled for actor Jet Li, he was heading to Beijing to visit his two young children. After the visit, he planned to start filming for the Netflix series “Marco Polo” in Malaysia.
58. XU KANG – Chinese – 34
Father of a 1-year-old girl. He was an MBA student at Peking University and worked for a foreign trade company. He could speak five languages. Was in Malaysia on a business trip.
59. KOH TIONG MENG – Malaysian – 40
60. CHETANA KOLEKAR – Indian – 55
A microbiologist, she was flying for the first time in her life. Joining her on the flight were her husband Vinod, a retired engineer, and their second son, Swanand, who had recently earned his engineering degree. They were headed to their oldest son’s graduation ceremony in Beijing.
61. SWANAND KOLEKAR – Indian – 23
62. VINOD KOLEKAR – Indian – 59
63. POURIA NOUR MOHAMMAD MEHRDAD – Iranian – 19
Gu Naijun, 31, regularly posted photos of her two daughters on social media, describing them as ‘princesses.’
Was traveling on a stolen passport belonging to a 30-year-old Austrian man named Christian Kozel; Mehrdad was trying to migrate to Germany where his mother lives.
64. CATHERINE LAWTON – Australian – 54
She and her husband were vacationing with good friends, Mary and Rodney Burrows. The parents of three daughters loved to travel. “Off to China,” read Catherine’s last Facebook post before takeoff.
65. ROBERT LAWTON – Australian – 58
66. LEE KAH KIN – Malaysian – 32
Worked for Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
67. LEE SEW CHU – Malaysian – 55
Worked for Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
68. YANLIN LI – Chinese – 29
Was an engineer at ZET Corporation, a Chinese telecommunications equipment company.
Dina Mohamed Ramli, 30, had celebrated her first wedding anniversary just a few days before the flight.
69. ZHI LI – Chinese – 41
70. GUOHUI LI – Chinese – 56
He worked as a painter and a teacher at a local high school in southeastern China. Had been selling paintings for charity for years to aid poor children so they could go to school.
71. HONGJING LI – Chinese – 20
72. JIE LI – Chinese – 27
“I’m boarding the plane” were the last words she exchanged with her husband. She was in Kuala Lumpur with four colleagues on a business trip.
73. MINGZHONG LI – Chinese – 69
74. WENBO LI – Chinese – 29
A graduate of the Communication University of China. Worked for All-China Federation of Trade Unions. She and her boyfriend were going to get married after she got back to China. They had bought an apartment together.
75. YAN LI – Chinese – 31 – Female
Swanand Kolekar, 23, of India, was headed to his brother’s graduation ceremony in Beijing with his family.
Was the only child in her family. She was traveling with her husband Wei Luo on vacation. She recently quit her job after they decided to have a child.
76. YUAN LI – Australian – 33
Was traveling with her husband, Naijun Gu. They were on their way to Beijing to spend time with their two children, who were living with relatives. The couple had recently sold a gas station they were operating.
77. YUCHEN LI – Chinese – 27
A civil engineering graduate of Tsinghua University. Had recently graduated with a Ph.D. from Churchill College at Oxford University. Got married in the United Kingdom not long before the flight vanished.
78. ZHIJIN LI – Chinese – 30
Wokred for IBICN and was in Malaysia for an art exhibition.
79. ZHIXIN LI – Chinese – 35
80. LE LI – Chinese – 36
81. LUYANGMR LIANG- Chinese – 60
82. XUYANG LIANG – Chinese – 30
83. LIM POW CHUA – Malaysian – 43
84. ANNANMR LIN – Chinese – 27
85. MINGFENG LIN – Chinese – 34
86. FENGYING LIU – Chinese – 65
87. JINPENGMR LIU – Chinese – 33
88. QIANG LIU – Chinese – 40
89. RUSHENG LIU – Chinese – 76
A well-known Chinese artist, he was the oldest passenger aboard the flight. As a child he was abandoned several times as his family fled Japanese troops. He was resilient, having survived a truck collision, political persecution and three heart attacks.
He once wrote in an online journal: “After having escaped death several times, I enjoy and treasure life even more.” He was part of a delegation of Chinese artists and calligraphers returning home after an exhibition in Kuala Lumpur. Nineteen artists, six family members, including Liu’s wife, Bao Yuanhua, and four staff were aboard the plane.
Jie Li, 27: ‘I’m boarding the plane,’ were the last words she exchanged with her husband.
90. SHUNCHAO LIU – Chinese – 46
91. ZHONGFU LIU – Chinese – 72
92. BAOTANG LOU – Chinese – 79
93. JIANHUA LU – Chinese – 57
94. XIANCHU LU – Chinese – 33
95. CHING LUI – Chinese – 45
96. WEI LUO – Chinese – 29
97. WENZHI MA – Chinese – 57
98. JUN MA – Chinese – 33
Was traveling with his wife, Rui Cao, in Malaysia.
Ju Kun, 32, a Hollywood stuntman who had doubled for actor Jet Li.
99. A MAIMAITIJIANG – Chinese – 35
100. TUGUI MAO – Chinese – 72
101. DELAVAR SEYED MOHAMMAD REZA – Iranian – 29
Was traveling with a stolen passport and planned to seek asylum in Germany.
102. MOHAMED YUNUS RAMLI MARIA
103. NOR FADZILLAH MAT RAHIM – Malaysian – 39
Graduated from Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, in 1999 with a bachelor of science degree. Lived with her husband and was headed to Beijing on business.
104. NICOLE MENG – American – 4
Was flying with her 2-year-old brother.
105. BING MENG – Chinese – 40
Chetana Kolekar, 55, a microbiologist, was flying for the first time in her life.
106. FANQUAN MENG – Chinese – 70
107. GAOSHENG MENG – Chinese – 64
108. MOHD KHAIRUL AMRI SELAMAT – Malaysian – 29
Had one daughter and more than 10 year’s experience as a flight engineer. Had recently bought a house outside Kuala Lumpur.
109. MOHAMAD SOFUAN IBRAHIM – Malaysian – 33
Was scheduled to report for duty at Malaysia’s Ministry of International Trade and Industry branch in Beijing. He took a picture with his mother before boarding the flight.
110. Muhammad Razahan Zamani – Malaysian – 24
He was on a long-planned vacation with his wife, Norli Akmar Hamid, who recently had suffered a miscarriage. The trip marked the first time either of them had been on a plane.
111. SUHAILI MUSTAFA – Malaysian – 31
Graduated from Purdue University and was working as an executive for Austin-based tech company Freescale Semiconductor; she was on her way to China to scout locations for a new factory.
Catherine Lawton, 54, posted “Off to China” on Facebook before takeoff.
112. MUKTESH MUKHERJEE – Canadian – 42
Was returning to her Beijing home from a vacation in Vietnam with her husband, Bai Xiaomo; the couple has two sons, Mirav, 8 and Miles, 4.
113. NG MAY LI – Malaysian – 37
114. NORLI AKMAR HAMID – Malaysian – 33
Was on her honeymoon with husband Razahan Zamani; just before leaving, she posted a photo on Facebook of her cat trying to sneak into her suitcase.
115. OUYANG/XIN – Chinese – 38
116.SUBRAMANIAN PUSPANATHAN – Malaysian – 34
He was about to start a week-long work assignment in Beijing with the oil and gas company Petronas, where he worked as a marketing manager. His family had postponed his sister’s birthday party so that he would be able to attend upon his return. He had achieved success in spite of humble beginnings. His father was born into poverty on a Malaysian rubber plantation and saved money for years to put Puspanathan through school. He left behind two sons, aged 1 and 3, who cried and clung to their father before his trip, begging him not to leave.
117. SAFUAN RAMLAN – Malaysian – 32
Married with children, he was on his way to a training course in Beijing with several members of the Austin-based tech company Freescale Semiconductors. He posted on Facebook that he was at the airport, prompting a friend to joke about eating dog soup in China. He attacked his friend’s insensitive post.
Guohui Li, 56, had been selling paintings for charity for years to aid poor children so they could go to school.
118. CHANDRIKA SHARMA – Indian – 51
A married mother of one from the town of Chennai, Sharma was the head of the non-profit In Support of Fishworkers.
119. XIAN WEN SHI – Chinese – 27
A new father returning home from a business trip in Perth, Australia. At the airport in Perth, he spent 40 minutes picking out a bracelet watch for his wife, whose birthday was approaching, an employee at the duty-free shop said.
120. KRANTI SHIRSATH – Indian – 44
Was traveling to North Korea to visit her husband who worked for a charity. She left their two grade-school-age sons behind.
121. SIM KENG WEI – Malaysian – 53
Recalled by friends as cheerful, friendly and generous. Owned his own business, and set up three kindergartens in Nanjing, China.
122. FIRMAN SIREGAR – Indonesian – 25
A devoted son, he called his worried parents the night before the flight to put their terrorism fears at ease. He graduated from a prestigious technology institute and was working for American oil company Schlumberger.
Was taking a business trip to Beijing with a pal, Zhang Hua.
124. SONG CHUNLING – Chinese – 60
Boarded the plane after transferring from a flight out of Nepal. She loved ballet and travel.
125. KUN SONG – Chinese – 25
126. SU QIANGGUO – Chinese – 71
127. FERRY INDRA SUADAYA – Indonesian – 42
Was traveling to Beijing with his brother, Herry. The siblings traveled to China together once a year.
128. HERRY INDRA SUADAYA – Indonesian – 35
129. SUGIANTO LO – Indonesian – 47
Subramanian Puspanathan, 34, left behind two sons, aged 1 and 3, who begged him not to leave for the trip.
He and his wife, Vinny Chynthya Tio, were taking their first vacation without their three children in more than 17 years. They were in constant contact with their kids during each leg of their journey to Kuala Lumpur. One of their final messages was to their 17-year-old son, Antonio Nugroho. They told him to set a good example for his younger siblings, and look to out for them. Sugianto was an electrical contractor, Vinny a mechanical engineer.
130. SURTI DAHLIA SIMANJUNTAK – Dutch – 50
Native of Indonesia, he was visiting Malaysia on vacation before boarding the doomed flight.
131. TAN TEIK HIN – Malaysian – 32
132. TAN AH MENG – Malaysian – 46
The businessman, his wife Chuang Hsiu Leng and son Tan Wei Chew, 19, were all aboard. The couple leaves behind two orphaned kids, ages 14 and 12.
133. TAN WEI CHEW – Malaysian – 19
Took a trip with parents before leaving to start college in the United States.
134. TAN CHONG LING – Malaysian – 48
135. TAN SIOH PENG – Malaysian – 42
Norli Akmar Hamid, 33, was on her honeymoon with husband.
A father of two, he was traveling with his wife, Chen Wei Hiong. Because they were running late on their way to the airport, they didn’t make their usual pre-flight stop at temple.
136. TANG XUDONG – Chinese – 31
Married for three years and an oil company executive. His wife was among those waiting in vain for good news in Beijing.
137. XUEZHUMS TANG – Chinese – 57
138. INDRA SURIA TANURISAM – Indonesian – 57
139. TEE LIN KEONG – Malaysian – 50
140. TEOH KIMLUN – Malaysian – 36
Married, with a child who will attend her father’s funeral before her second birthday.
141. TIAN JUNWEI – Chinese – 29
A family reunion awaited in Beijing for the single man, who was returning to China for the first time in 15 months. He worked for Huawei Technologies branch in Malaysia.
Delavar Seyed Mohammad Reza, 29, was traveling with a stolen passport and planned to seak asylum in Germany.
142. TIAN/QINGJUN – Chinese – 51
143. TONG SOON LEE – Malaysian – 31
The Freescale Semiconductor employee planned to get married later this year. “The date has been set,” his uncle told The Malay Mail Online.
144. VINNY CHYNTHYA TIO – Indonesia – 47
A mechanical engineer, she was traveling with Sugianto Lo.
145. WAN HOCK KHOON – Malaysian – 42
146. SHOUXIAN WANG – Chinese – 69
147. SHU WANG – Chinese – 61
148. XIANJUN WANG – Chinese – 61
149. CHUNHUAMR WANG Chinese – 34
Wenbo Li, 29, and her boyfriend were going to get married when she got back from China.
150. CHUNYONG WANG – Chinese – 43
151. DAN WANG – Chinese – 54
152. HAITAO WANG – Chinese – 26
153. HOUBIN WANG – Chinese – 28
154. LINSHI WANG – Chinese – 59
155. WILLY SURIJANTO WANG – Indonesian – 53
156. YONGGANG WANG – Chinese – 27
157. YONGHUI WANG – Chinese – 33
158. YONGQIANG WANG – Chinese – 30
159. LIJUN WANG – Chinese – 49
Rusheng Liu, 76, the oldest passenger, survived three heart attacks.
160. XIMIN WANG – New Zealander – 50
161. RUI WANG – Chinese – 35
Known as Rory, he was traveling with his wife WeiWei Jiao and son Moheng from a family vacation in Malaysia. Had a bachelor’s degree in business from Tsinghua University. An MBA graduate of Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He worked for Boston Consulting Group based in Beijing.
162. MOHENG WANG – Chinese – 2
Son of Rui Wang
163. AMBRE WATTRELOS – French – 14
High school student, was traveling with her brother Hadrien and mom Laurence.
164. HADRIEN WATTRELOS – French – 17
A student at The French School in Beijing, he was traveling with girlfriend and classmate Zhao Yan after a four-day beach vacation in Malaysia. “I love you,” he wrote below a pic of the couple posted online last year. His father runs a concrete business in China.
165. LAURENCE WATTRELOS – French – 52
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Mother of Amree and Hadrien, the family had moved to China about six years before the plane vanished.
166. PAUL WEEKS – New Zealander – 39
He left his wife and two sons to take a mining job in Mongolia. He even left behind his wedding ring and watch in an eerily prescient move, telling his wife to pass them along to their boys if anything happened.
167. WEN YONGSHENG – Chinese – 34
The businessman’s father is one of the family members who has kept a daily vigil in Beijing.
168. HAO WEN – Chinese – 32
169. MEI WENG – Chinese – 39
170. WONG WAI SANG – Malaysian – 53
A tireless worker, he often left his home in the Kuala Lumpur suburbs at 5 a.m. to beat traffic to his job running sales and marketing for a Malaysian property company. He’d return home 18 hours later. On his birthday, March 7, he barely saw his wife. She and their daughters wished him happy birthday as he was about to board the doomed flight.
171. PHILIP WOOD – American – 51
Subramanian Puspanathan, 34, of Malaysia, left behind two sons, ages 1 and 3, who cried and clung to their father before his trip, begging him not to leave.
An IBM executive from Texas, he had been living in Beijing. The divorced father of two boys had just returned home to visit his family before he was set to relocate to the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur. The flight was supposed to mark his last trip to China.
172. LIPING XIE – Chinese – 51
173. XIXI XIN – Chinese – 32
174. FENGTAO XING – Chinese – 36
175. QIAO XING – Chinese – 27
176. DEMING XIONG – Chinese – 63
177. CHUANE XU – Chinese – 57
178. NA YA – Chinese – 26
179. LING YAN – Chinese – 29
180. PENG YAN – Chinese – 29
Firman Siregar, 25, called his worried parents the night before the flight to put their terrorism fears at ease.
181. XIAO YAN – Chinese – 27
182. LI YANG – Chinese – 35
183. AI LING YANG – Chinese – 60
184. JIA BAO YANG – Chinese – 26
185. MEIHUA YANG – Chinese – 65
186. QING YUAN YANG – Chinese – 57
187. XIAO MING YANG – Chinese – 59
188. JIAN FENG YAO – Chinese – 70
189. LIFEI YAO – Chinese – 31
190. YAP CHEE MENG – Malaysian – 39
Tan Wei Chew, 19, took a trip with parents before leaving to start college in the United States.
Worked for Freescale Semiconductor
191. BOYAN YIN – Chinese – 33
192. YUEWANG YIN – Chinese – 21
193. JIN YUAN – Chinese – 63
194. YUE GUIJU – Chinese – 51
Spent 14 years working in Angang Steel Company before she got a job for an investment firm. “She was always smiling,” one of her former colleagues said. “We love her a lot.”
195. WENCHAO YUE- Chinese – 26
A student at University of Hull Business School. He flew to Malaysia to visit his girlfriend. Before he left, he took a picture of his girlfriend and wrote “see u in Beijing.”
196. MUZI YUSOP – Malaysian – 50
He asked his mother to accompany him to the airport but she declined because his father is ill. He was working as a production manager for Freescale Semiconductor and was heading to Beijing for a business trip with colleagues.
Peng Zhao, 25, tried to video chat his 1-year-old son while headed towards the flight, but he was asleep.
197. LING DI ZANG – Chinese – 58
198. CHI ZHANG – Chinese – 58
The vice president of China Welfare Charity and also a director of marketing. She traveled to Malaysia for a charity meeting.
199. LIQIN ZHANG – Chinese – 43
200. QI ZHANG – Chinese – 31
Worked with Guiju Yue, another passenger on the plane. They went to Malaysia for a business trip. Her coworkers described her as a pretty and generous girl. “We were very jealous,” a classmate said. “Because Qi could go to other countries for business trip.”
201. YAN ZHANG – Chinese – 45
202. HUA ZHANG – Chinese – 43
Hua went to Malaysia for a business trip. Spoke to his family shortly before the plane took off.
203. LIJUAN ZHANG – Chinese – 61
Muzi Yusop, 50, asked his mother to accompany him to the airport, but she declined because his father is ill.
204. NA ZHANG – Chinese – 34
Shared happy moments with her daughter and her husband on Chinese social media.
205. SIMING ZHANG – Chinese – 71
An artist and former teacher, she was also attending an art exhibition in Kuala Lumpur.
206. XIAOLEI ZHANG – Chinese – 32
Lived in Beijing with her husband.
207. HUALIAN ZHANG – Chinese – 42
208. JIANWU ZHANG – Chinese – 31
He worked in the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Obtained a doctorate from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2011. Frequently posted on Chinese social media, cracking jokes and professing his love for his girlfriend.
209. JINQUAN ZHANG – Chinese – 72
Ruixian Zheng, 42: March 8, the day the flight disappeared, was her birthday.
210. MENG ZHANG – Chinese – 29
211. XUEWEN ZHANG – Chinese – 61
212. YAN ZHANG – Chinese – 36
She was pregnant and traveling with her husband, in-laws and two children, Nicole, 4, and Leo, both of whom were U.S. citizens. She had dual citizenship in the China and the U.S.
213. YAN ZHANG – American – 2
Was flying with her 4-year-old sister Nicole Meng.
214. YANHUI ZHANG – Chinese – 44
215. ZHONGHAI ZHANG – Chinese – 43
A dedicated calligrapher. He used to work in a local factory before being laid off. During tough times, he still saved money to learn calligraphy.
216. SHAOHUA ZHANG – Chinese – 32
217. GANG ZHAO – Chinese – 46
Was on a business trip in Malaysia. Father of a university student. He worked in technology.
218. QIWEI ZHAO – Chinese – 37
219. YINGXIN ZHAO – Chinese – 3
220. PENG ZHAO – Chinese – 25
He had asked his wife to put their 1-year-old on for a video chat while headed towards the flight, but she had refused, saying the child was sleeping. “It was 10 p.m. and the kid was already asleep,” his wife said. “Why didn’t I video chat with him?” She cried the day after the plane went missing. He worked in construction in Singapore, sending money back to his family. His grandfather became angry with Peng’s father, who encouraged him to travel abroad to make money.
221. YAN ZHAO – French – 18
Was traveling with her boyfriend, Hadrien Wattrelos, his sister and his mother. She studied at The French School in Beijing.
222. ZHAOFANG ZHAO – Chinese – 73
An artist and former professor at Nanjing Physical Education College. She learned painting after retiring.
223. RUIXIAN ZHENG – Chinese – 42
March 8, the day the Malaysia Airlines flight disappeared, was her birthday.
224. FENG ZHOU – Chinese – 56
She is Zhou Jinling’s wife, and accompanied him to Malaysia for the art exhibition in Kuala Lumpur on March 5. “They are really a in love,” a friend said of the couple. “They always travel together.”
225. JINLING ZHOU – Chinese – 61
A calligrapher who worked for an insurance company, he thrilled to attend the art exhibition.
226. SHIJIE ZHOU – Chinese – 64
An artist, calligrapher and former journalist.
227. JUNYAN ZHU – Chinese – 41
An artist born in Beitun, she started painting as a child.
Picture Kerris Berrington (dec 2015) – Perth Australia