An Australian woman whose brother disappeared on the Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 has now learned that her stepdaughter was killed on the flight thought shot down in Ukraine.
Kaylene Mann's brother Rod Burrows and sister-in-law Mary Burrows were on Flight 370 when it vanished in March.
On Friday, she found out that her stepdaughter, Maree Rizk, was killed on board Flight MH17 when it crashed in Ukraine.
Ms Mann's other brother Greg Burrows said news of the second tragedy to hit the family has "ripped our guts again".
"She just lost a brother and now a stepdaughter," he said.
Ms Rizk and her husband Albert were returning home from a holiday in Europe.
Thousands of online users have taken to social media to call for the victims of the Malaysian airliner crash to be returned to loved ones.
United States intelligence officials admitted that they do not know who fired the surface-to-air missile that downed flight MH17.
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