Former Qatar Airways hostess Stella Adam Konarska left Saudi Arabia at 1am on Sunday looking forward to a happy reunion with her family. She was bringing her three-year-old son, Adam Mbicha Konarski, to meet his grandparents, and relatives in Nairobi.
But less than eight hours later, in a cruel twist of fate, her family was thrown into mourning after it emerged that Stella and her son had boarded the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight.
She was planning to spend a week in Nairobi with her parents, then fly to the coastal city of Mombasa to visit her brother before flying back to her Saudi base.
Stella was married to a Polish man, Pablo Kon. They got married at a lavish wedding in Poland in August 2015. She thereafter quit her job as an air hostess to concentrate on her family.
She had a strong social media presence. A glance through her Facebook page shows just how much she adored her son.
Stella set mother-son goals with her baby boy. They were simply inseparable as they were always together in the pictures she kept sharing.
On his birthday in 2018, September 5th, Stella declared: “Help me to wish my son Adam a happy birthday, I was in sweet pain on this day until I laid my eyes on him then immediately I fell in love with him... this has been the greatest achievement so far in my life. Loving him unconditionally. Happy birthday my son Adam.”
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