‘We just want to bring our beloved Glenn home’

The body of Glenn Thomas, from Blackpool, who was killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed over Ukraine, has been formally identified.

The body of Glenn Thomas, from Blackpool, who was killed when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed over Ukraine, has been formally identified.

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The family of Malaysia Airlines crash victim Glenn Thomas today spoke of their relief at being told his body has finally been identified and can be brought home to Blackpool.

The former journalist, 49, was among 298 people killed when his flight crashed in Ukraine, apparently after being shot down over the war-torn country.

Glenn Thomas, Blackpool man killed in Malaysian air disaster over Ukraine
Glenn Thomas, Blackpool man killed in Malaysian air disaster over Ukraine

His twin sister, Tracey Withers, who lives in South Shore, said the discovery of the body means the family can finally get some closure after the tragedy – but they have still been left waiting to find out when he will be flown home.

 

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