Skydiving plane crash in Ukraine

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.

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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.

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