Mother and son victims of MH17 crash posed for a selfie just before plane took off

so painful all the feels

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MH17-victims.jpg Gary Slok, 15, took the touching picture with his mum Petra as they settled into their seats while flight MH17 prepared to take off Gary Slok, 15, took the selfie with his mum Petra as MH17 prepared to take off

A mother and son took a selfie just as they were about to set off for a holiday on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Gary Slok, 15, posed with his mother Petra as they waited for the plane to take off.

A mere three hours later, the plane was shot down over Ukraine, killing Gary, Petra and the rest of the 298 passengers and crew on board.

Gary, a keen footballer, was travelling to Kuala Lumpur with his mother as part of a trip for single parents and their children.

Gary was a goalkeeper for his local team in Maassluis, Netherlands.

Speaking to the Daily Mirror, a spokesperson for the club said: ‘Gary and his mum Petra were on their way to Malaysia to have the dream holiday of their life.

‘His story and his last picture tell you…

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