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Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy
Malaysia struggles to cope with second air tragedy

Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity. The crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 – believed to have been shot down over rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers and crew aboard – came just four months after the airline lost a jet carrying 239 people that went missing one hour after takeoff and has not been found. “There is a very deep sense of shock. Nothing like this has happened before,” Ben Suffian, who runs Malaysia’s leading polling...

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