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Ukraine: Authorities investigate plane crash that killed 25 and injured 2 near Kharkov00:25

Ukraine: Authorities investigate plane crash that killed 25 and injured 2 near Kharkov

Ukraine, Near Kharkov
September 26, 2020 at 10:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

A Ukrainian governmental committee has opened an investigation, on Saturday, into the An-26 plane crash that took lives of 25 people near Kharkov on Friday.

Video footage from crash site shows a perimeter secured by Ukrainian military forces as the investigation is underway.

According to the State Emergency Service, Ukraine Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, Minister of Defense Andrey Taran and other officials visited the crash site to participate in the investigation.

Ukrainian military aircraft An-26 crashed 2 km (1.2 miles) from the airport on Friday night. The plane was carrying cadets from the Ivan Kozhedub National Air Force University.

Early reports suggest an engine malfunction could be the reason of the crash. A criminal case was also opened about the crash.

Ukraine: Authorities investigate plane crash that killed 25 and injured 2 near Kharkov00:25
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A Ukrainian governmental committee has opened an investigation, on Saturday, into the An-26 plane crash that took lives of 25 people near Kharkov on Friday.

Video footage from crash site shows a perimeter secured by Ukrainian military forces as the investigation is underway.

According to the State Emergency Service, Ukraine Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, Minister of Defense Andrey Taran and other officials visited the crash site to participate in the investigation.

Ukrainian military aircraft An-26 crashed 2 km (1.2 miles) from the airport on Friday night. The plane was carrying cadets from the Ivan Kozhedub National Air Force University.

Early reports suggest an engine malfunction could be the reason of the crash. A criminal case was also opened about the crash.

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