Front Burner

2 lives shattered by airline tragedies, a conversation

Hamed Esmaeilion lost his wife and daughter in the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 in Iran. Renée Sarojini Saklikar lost her aunt and uncle in the bombing of Air India Flight 182. They talk to host Jayme Poisson about the shared grief and desire for justice.
Parisa Eghbalian, left, Reera Esmaeilion, centre and Hamed Esmaeilion. Eghbalian and her daughter Reera were both killed in the crash. (Madeline McNair/CBC)
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Hamed Esmaeilion lost his wife and daughter in the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 in Iran. Renée Sarojini Saklikar lost her aunt and uncle in the bombing of Air India Flight 182. 

Today on Front Burner, they share a conversation about confronting grief, living with unanswered questions and looking for justice in the midst of tragedy.

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