Jakarta : An Indonesian woman fulfilled her love’s last wish by getting herself clicked in a wedding gown and professed her love for her fiance who was part of the unfortunate Lion Air Crash incident in which 189 passengers had died.
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Intan Syari’s fiance, Dr. Rio Nanda Pratama, was among 189 people who were killed when the Boeing 737 crashed on Oct. 29 shortly after taking off from Jakarta.
Both Ms Syari and Pratama had planned to get married on Sunday. But destiny was cruel and Dr Pratama who was returning from Jakarta after attending a seminar towards is home to Pangkal Pinang for the wedding.
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Both 26 years, Ms. Sayari said Pratama had joked before leaving that if he was late in returning, Ms. Syari should take photos in her wedding gown and send them to him.
“We were just joking at that time,” Ms Syari told The Associated Press on Wednesday. “He asked me to still wear my wedding gown that he chose for me on our wedding day, put on beautiful makeup and hold a white rose bouquet, take good photos and send them to him.”
She said Pratama was her “first love” and they started dating 13 years ago.
On Sunday, Ms Syari, went ahead with the wedding photo shoot, wearing a wedding gown, covering her head with a white satin head covering and a white rose bouquet in her hand, surrounded by relatives and friends.
Bride clicks photos for dead fiance
“Although I actually feel grief that I cannot describe, I have to smile for you,” Ms. Syari wrote on Instagram. “I should not be sad, I have to stay strong as you always say to me, I love you, Rio Nanda Pratama.
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Body parts are still being recovered and searchers are continuing to hunt for the cockpit voice recorder.
Lion Air is one of Indonesia’s youngest airlines but has grown rapidly, flying to dozens of domestic and international destinations.