TRIBUTE: The crew behind Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Earlier, we published a tribute article on Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah showing just how passionate he is about aviation.

We’d like to also bring attention to a few of the other brave crew members of MH370 and to show that they are ordinary people like you and me who were put in an extraordinary situation.

Our thoughts go out to everyone on Flight MH370, their family and their friends. judi slot online 

Note: All information found here is publicly available. This post acts as a tribute to the crew of MH370. Do not politicize, belittle or use this information with malicious intent. Do have respect for the crew members and their family. Most of all – please have common sense.


Fariq bin Ab Hamid, Co-Pilot

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Fariq’s Facebook profileEven on Facebook he proudly shows that he is an employee of Malaysia Airlines. 

Fariq has more than 2,763 hours of flying experience. Hailing from Shah Alam, Fariq was a student of MRSM Taiping from the 2003-2004 batch. He began his career with MAS in 2007.

Here is a photo uploaded by Fariq’s friend, Pak Bakar. Fariq is on the back row in the middle.

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MRSM Taiping Batch 2003-2004According to Fariq’s grandmother Halimah Abdul Rahman, he is “a good son, obedient, respect the elders and a pious man”.

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Co-Pilot Fariq Ab Hamid


Andrew Nari, Chief Steward

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“Was served by my crew and I in first class cabin to London…good luck to u Chong Wei in the Birmingham All England.”A Sarawakian and proud Liverpool fan, Andrew once had the pleasure of serving Dato’ Lee Chong Wei earlier in March on a flight to London. 

Like many Malaysians, Andrew is a dog-lover and fan of classic rock bands like Pink Floyd and Dire Straits.

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A Facebook group was even set up dedicated to Andrew and all those on MH370

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Goh Sock Lay, Chief Stewardess

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From Malacca, Sock Lay is an alumnus of Sacred Heart Convent Malacca class of 1986. Here is a picture shared by one of her Facebook friends.

If anyone knows her personally, we would love to get in touch and write more about her.

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Sock Lay is the fourth from the left


Junaidi Kassim, Flight Steward

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Junaidi Kassim, Flight Steward and Cat LoverFrom Petaling Jaya, Junaidi has been working with MAS since 1997. He is an alumnus of SMK Bukit Bintang. 

To all BB boys, Nisi Dominus Frustra.

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Junaidi – last row, 5th from the leftFrom the photos he uploads on Facebook, he is a huge fan of photography, cars and cats just like many of us. He also owns a sweet Toyota hatchback sports car.

I’m sure photographers will agree that some of his shots are really good. Here are some of the pictures he’s taken:


Mohd Hazrin Mohamed Hasnan, Flight Steward

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Originally from Petaling Jaya, Hazrin or “Rain” as he is known on Facebook studied at Sekolah Menengah Subang Jaya.

Edit: Sharelor reader Megat has notified us that Hazrin studied in Sekolah Menengah Subang Jaya, not Sekolah Menengah Sains Johor as originally stated.


Also, we recommend that you take a look at his Instagram page as he has some really great photos. 

One notable image from Instagram that @rainhasnan posted is this one he took with Chef Wan on a flight to Dubai:

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He even made a joke about nasi lemak: “@chefwan58 jom makan nasi lemak.. heheheh.. anyways its being a pleasure serving u onboard flight to dxb. Such a humble person.”Hazrin was referring to this nasi lemak issue. If anyone knows Chef Wan personally, can you please reach out and share this photograph with him?


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Photo credits to Iskandar MirzaWe missed out crew members Patrick Francis Gomes, Tan Ser Kuin, Wan Swaid Wan Ismail, Ng Yar Chien, Foong Wai Yueng and Tan Size Hiang. If you know them and would like to share with our readers about them, do contact us.

EDIT: We have published an article on Mr. Tan Size Hiang. Read here
EDIT: 2 steps to help find MH370 using your computer

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