There's lucky, and then there's blessed.
In the case of Maarten De Jonge, we don't even know what to call it.
The Dutch pro cyclist is a member of the Terengganu Cycling Team in Malaysia and thus has to take a lot of flights on Malaysia Airlines. These trips should have included both ill-fated flights 370 AND MH17.
But both times, despite having tickets, Maarten
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The crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was a horrible tragedy on a global level.
President Barack Obama spoke Friday morning about the crash, accentuating the fact that the entire world was affected.
The President confirmed that at least one US citizen - Quinn Lucas Schansman - was lost in the crash.
Obama also revealed the current belief by American intelligence that Russian-backed separatists in the Ukraine were responsible for the missile that brought down the flight.
Check out the video (above) to find out what the US is doing about the horrific act.
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We honestly didn't think any more details could make the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 more tragic. But it seems every new bit of news is doing just that.
Australian native Kaylene Mann just learned that she lost her stepdaughter on the flight. This isn't just sad; it's incomprehensible.
You see, Kaylene also lost her brother and sister-in-law just four months ago- on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
The family is still in shock over their second tragedy. Kaylene's brother Greg Burrows said:
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