Malaysia Airlines crew reel after disasters
Published on Jul 28, 2014 12:46 PM
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Jonathan Takom has been a Malaysia Airlines steward for 16 worry-free years, but after the carrier's loss of two planes and nearly 30 crew, when he touches down these days his anxious family calls to check he is safe.
Pain and doubt have replaced the sense of security that he and his colleagues had previously taken for granted at the airline which once had a solid safety record.
"Especially when we arrive they will check whether we arrived safely. They want to know when is the flight and especially the flight number," said Takom, 37.
"The pressure from my family to stop (working on planes) is there. They ask me to think about it."
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