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 Chuguiv, 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.
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