Swanand Kolekar



Age: 23


Summary: graduate engineering student at the Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology at Versova in Mumbai, India who along with his parents Vinod Kolekar and Chetna Kolekar were among one of more than 239 passengers and crew members reported missing and presumed dead aboard on the ill-fated Beijing-bound Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 passenger jet that mysteriously disappeared off the radar when the missing Boeing 777 jetliner had lost contact with air traffic control less than an hour after takeoff from Kuala Lumpur's main international airport and was reported to have crashed into the ocean near the Gulf of Thailand off of Vietnam's Tho Chu Island earlier in March 2014, in which a multinational search and rescue effort that was later reported as the largest in history had began in the South China Sea involving naval ships and airplanes from at least 14 countries requesting for radar information and resulted in new debris sightings but no signs of the flight's wreckage has been confirmed.



Cause of Death: Airplane accident


Born: June 19, 1991


Died: March 8, 2014


Location: South Indian Ocean