A small plane (Let L-410) carrying skydivers from ParaSkuf crashed yesterday (Sunday June 10th, 2012) near Borodyanka, Ukraine, approximately 20 miles west of Ukrainian capital Kiev.
Initial reports indicate an emergency landing in a field during heavy rain and strong winds from a storm that came on suddenly. The cause of the accident is not known at this point but investigation has begun. Most reports claim the L-410 was carrying 16 skydivers and 2 crew members. 5 were killed and 13 are injured, 3 of which are still considered in critical condition.
New report with some footage from the scene of the crash can be found here.
We send our deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those who passed and hope for a fast and full recovery for those injured.