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3 people die after small plane crashes in Ukraine

Officials in Ukraine say a small border guard plane has crashed in the country's west, killing three people on board.

world Updated: Jul 05, 2012 13:03 IST

Officials in Ukraine say a small border guard plane has crashed in the country's west, killing three people on board.


The Emergency Situations ministry said in a statement on Thursday that the plane, a Diamond DA-42, was on a mission over a mountainous area at Ukraine's western border when it crashed Wednesday.

The cause of the crash was not immediately clear.

The ministry said that a rescue operation at the scene of the crash is continuing.