25 people killed in military plane crash in Ukraine

25 people killed in military plane crash in Ukraine

A Ukrainian Air Force transport aircraft crashed, killing 25 people, officials said.

The crash occurred as the Antonov An-26 aircraft came in to land, the prosecutor’s office said.

The plane was carrying cadets from Air Force University and was on a training flight.

Emergency ministry officials said 27 people were on board. Two survivors were at medical facilities in critical condition.

Mykola Kovalenko, Deputy Head of Kharkiv National Air Force University, said: “First of all, my deep condolences to relatives and beloved ones. It`s a big tragedy for all Ukraine, for our university, for aircrew.”

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