A couple who had been planning to fly on the Malaysia Airlinesflight that crashed in Ukraine spoke last night of the "sickfeeling" they experienced on hearing the news.
Barry Sim and his wife Izzy were told there were not enoughseats on the plane for them and their baby so they switched to alater KLM flight.
Up to 10 British passengers were last night feared to be amongthe 295 people killed when a the Malaysia Airlines plane wasapparently shot down on the Russia-Ukraine border.
Asked about his response to the crash, Mr Sim, from Scotland,said: "You get this sick feeling in the pit of your stomach [...]We started getting butterflies. Your heartbeat starts going."
Mrs Sim added: "There must have been someone watching over usand saying 'you must not get on that flight'.
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