A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet continued its second seabed search on Wednesday.
Lt Cmdr Adam Schantz is the officer in charge of the 32 air and ground crew manning the surveillance aircraft, which are modified Boeing 737s.
Though both Boeing and Malaysian Airlines were named in the filing, the focus of the case will be on Boeing, Ribbeck's lawyers said.
Residents skipped Holi, will now organise a condolence meeting to start a slow healing and return to normalcy after two weeks of tension.
No motive has been established, no demands have been made known, it is not yet clear where the plane was taken. But officials said the hijacking was no longer a theory.
Frustration over the fruitless search has been directed at Malaysian officials after a series of fumbling news conferences, incorrect details and a long delay in divulging details.
China has experienced several unexplained and unprovoked attacks, and there are similarities with the sudden disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines plane.
Details of the five Indians on board.
Mumbai couple, son were travelling to Beijing to attend the convocation of eldest son.
While we can only speculate on what happened at this point of time, what does seem clear is that whatever happened was very sudden and catastrophic, leaving no time for the crew to react or even send a mayday call. Typically, this would most likely be a sudden structural failure that breaks the aircraft up.