PETALING JAYA, Malaysia - Facebook user Loretta Lucia met stewardess Angline Premila through a friend. And they struck up a great friendship.
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"We called her Angel. She was a very sweet, bubbly, and a friendly girl. Go fly with the angels, Angel. Rest in Paradise," said Lucia as she and a hundreds of other netizens shared fond memories and words of comfort more than a month after the tragic downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Another Facebook user Jimmy Tong Yee Shen knew the captain of the downed flight and sends his deepest condolences to the family of Seremban-born captain Eugene Choo.
"Stay strong to all family members of MH370 and MH17, especially to family of Captain Eugene. Be strong," said Choo.
"Please accept our deepest condolences from all swimming-parents of SJKC Chan Wa, Seremban," he said.
Anne Brooks said she does not know anyone on the flight personally, but was familiar with the works of Malaysian actress Subashni Jeyaretnam, known as Shuba Jay.
"Even though I do not know her, I've seen her face in dramas many times. It makes me feel really sad. May all the souls on board rest in peace," said Brooks.
"Stay strong to all the family members of MH17. My heart goes out to one of the toddlers Kaela, rest in peace little girl, mother Shuba Jay, and husband," said Harthini Ramakrishna.
Meenambal Karasu shared a touching message for those on board the flight: "Dearest crew, passengers, kids, and friends of MH17. May you all be blessed, comforted and be safe in the horizon with God. My deepest condolences to families and friends who lost someone."
Twitter user @tragedienne1 said he knew passenger Mohd Ali bin Mohd Salim, but has not been in touch with him for some time.
"It pains me to look at my car that he once drove," he tweeted.
Suchdev Bedi called the MH17 crash a "real tragedy" that "we all did not expect".
"May God bless all the family members who lost their loved ones. May their souls rest in peace," said Suchdev.
Linggatharani Kesavan sends her thoughts and prayers to the family members of those on board flight MH17.
"When the plane went down everyone became our brothers and sisters. I still include them (the family members) in my daily prayer and will continue doing so," said Linggatharani.