Military plane crashes in Ukraine, killing 22 -emergency service

Written by on September 25, 2020

Rescue workers were on the scene. Air force pilots and cadets were on the plane, the interior ministry said.

By REUTERS
 

SEPTEMBER 25, 2020 23:17

Wreckages of the Ukrainian military Antonov An-26 plane are seen at its crash site outside of Chuhuiv town, Ukraine (photo credit: REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS)

Wreckages of the Ukrainian military Antonov An-26 plane are seen at its crash site outside of Chuhuiv town, Ukraine

(photo credit: REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS)

KYIV – A military transport plane carrying 28 people crashed and burst into flames in northeastern Ukraine on Friday evening, killing at least 22 people on board, officials said.

Rescue workers were on the scene. Air force pilots and cadets were on the plane, the interior ministry said.

At least two people were injured and taken to hospital in a serious condition, and the search continued for the others, Deputy Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko said.

The crash happened around 2 km (1.2 miles) from a military airport, the State Emergency Service of Ukraine said in a statement.

“The bodies of 22 people were found, two people were injured and the search for four people continues,” it said.

The plane was on a training flight, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said in statement, citing preliminary information.

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