Ukraine military plane crash kills 22...

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Ukraine military plane crash kills 22

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:02 AM, 26 September 2020  

Ukraine military plane crash kills 22

Ukraine military plane crash kills 22

At least 22 people, most of them air cadets, have been killed in a military plane crash in Ukraine, officials say.

The aircraft, an Antonov-26, came down near the eastern city of Kharkiv as it was landing.

The plane was carrying cadets from Kharkiv Air Force University and was on a training flight. Emergency ministry officials say 27 people were on board.

Among the 27 people on board, 20 cadets and seven crew, it added.

Two were seriously injured, and a search operation is continuing into the night for three missing people.

Twenty-two have been confirmed dead, two are injured and “the search for three more people continues”, the emergency services said.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.
 

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