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AN-26 Military aircraft crashes in north-eastern Ukraine

Old 25th Sep 2020, 19:41
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AN-26 Military aircraft crashes in north-eastern Ukraine

An An-26 military transport plane has crashed in Ukraine’s Kharkov region, the country’s military has confirmed. At least 22 onboard have reportedly been killed, and two badly burned survivors have been hospitalized.

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Old 26th Sep 2020, 18:03
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Further reports in the Daily Telegraph state that one of the survivors has died due to burns but the other is not seriously injured and has concussion but should fully recover. DT article said 22 cadets plus 7 crew on board. RT report says aircraft attempting to land, and 21 cadets aboard.

Crash site approximately 1 mile away from runway according to DT. RT mentions engine failure, not entirely clear as to flight path.

Last edited by Feathers McGraw; 26th Sep 2020 at 18:10. Reason: Add a little extra information. Correct misinterpretation.
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Airplane and engine are 43 years old; last D check in 1990.....
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