Hamish, a father of two with wife Linda Harding, was chairman of the Dubai-based private jet brokerage Action Aviation and lived in the United Arab Emirates. The avid adventurer had visited the South Pole several times, reached the Mariana Trench (the deepest part of the ocean on Earth) and went to space in 2022 on Blue Origin’s fifth human-crewed flight.
Shahzada Dawood, who hailed from one of Pakistan’s richest families, lived in London with wife Christine and their daughter Alina. And apparently he was the one who wanted to see the Titanic while his son was reluctantly along for the ride for Father’s Day.
A family statement, per the BBC, said Suleman was a “big fan of science fiction literature and learning new things.” But the teen, a business student at Strathclyde University, told a relative he was “terrified” about the deep-sea excursion, his aunt Azmeh Dawood told NBC News.
“I feel like I’ve been caught in a really bad film, with a countdown, but you didn’t know what you’re counting down to,” Azmeh said. “I personally have found it kind of difficult to breathe thinking of them.”