The video emerges from Instagram user, @masa1777, whose profile says he was a Clinical Psychologist. Md Zaki Md Salim, Md Ali's older brother, told astroawani.com that his brother was one of the passengers on flight MH17.
"Bismillah... #hatiadasikitgentar", read the Instagram caption. Reportedly, this roughly translates to: "In the name of God. Feeling nervous."
Reportedly, Md Ali was a student at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, earning his doctorate in psychology. Md Ali was traveling home to Malaysia from Amsterdam, Netherlands.