The military of Ukraine has confirmed the deaths of 22 people after an Antonov An-26 plane crashed near a city.
According to reports, a military transport plane crashed near the town of Chuguye in the city of Kharkiv, which has caused 6 injuries and 22 deaths.
The police said that the aircraft crashed and burst into flames while it was landing at around 8:45 pm local time.
The fire was extinguished at around 10 pm, said the police.
There were around 23 and 28 people on the plane when the incident happened.
2 people survived the injuries, but they are badly injured.
Authorities believe that there is 1 more survivor for the incident.
The plane had students from the Kharkiv Air Force University, a military training facility.
10 cadets were in the plane and there was this instructor onboard the aircraft for a training flight that went bad.
The plane crashed a distance from the airfield of the Kharkiv Air Force University.
The plane managed to reach a busy motorway.
An official investigation for the plane crash is believed to be underway.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, may their souls rest in peace.