Ukraine: 22 people killed in military plane crash
An-26 aircraft of Ukrainian army crashed near Chuhuiv, says State Emergency Service
A military plane carrying 28 people crashed on Friday in Ukraine, killing at least 22 people on board, according to a statement by the State Emergency Service.
An An-26 aircraft of the Armed Forces of Ukraine crashed near the military airport in the northeastern area of Chuhuiv, with a subsequent fire, the statement said.
The plane crashed at 9.55 p.m. (1855GMT), it added.
“The bodies of 22 people were found, two people were injured and the search for [remaining] four people continues,” the statement also noted.