Malaysian housewife, family sue Malaysia Airlines for $3.32m over disappearance of MH370

A Malaysian Airlines airplane is parked on the tarmac while another prepares for takeoff, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.
A Malaysian Airlines airplane is parked on the tarmac while another prepares for takeoff, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport.PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Malaysian housewife and her family members are suing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and eight others for more than RM10 million (S$3.32 million ) in damages over the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

Lawyer Shailender Bhar filed the civil claim for them at the High Court in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday (Feb 25).

Ms K. Sri Devi, her two young children Haresh Varmer and Thashvarmen, and the parents of her husband are taking legal action against MAS for negligence.

 
 

Ms Sri Devi is the wife of Mr S. Puspanathan, a governance specialist.

They named Malaysian Airlines System Bhd, Malaysia Airlines Bhd, the Department of Civil Aviation, Immigration Department, Royal Malaysian Air Force and the Government as among the nine defendants.

Flight MH370 disappeared on March 8, 2014 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 passengers and crew on board.