Three dead as airliner makes emergency landing in Ukraine

  • AFP, Donetsk (Ukraine)
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  • Updated: Feb 14, 2013 02:32 IST

Three people died when an Antonov AN-24 plane of Ukraine's domestic airlines with 36 passengers on board made an emergency landing on Wednesday at the eastern city of Donetsk, police said.

"Three deaths have been tallied," a local police source said, adding that the airliner had landed in a field 700 metres from the airport runway.

Earlier Interfax news agency had quoted the emergency situations ministry as saying at least one person had died in the mishap.

 

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