At least four people were dead after a plane made an emergency crash-landing and caught fire in Ukraine's Donetsk region on Wednesday, Russian state-run media outlet RIA Novosti reported.
The charter flight from Odessa to Donetsk was carrying 45 people, 39 of whom were evacuated before the plane caught fire after the crash-landing, Ria Novosti reported, citing a representative of Ukraine's emergencies service. At least two people were unaccounted for.
â€śThe plane missed the landing strip, turned upside down and broke into pieces,â€ť the spokesman said, according to Ria Novosti.
The Donetsk-bound charter flight was carrying soccer fans from Odessa. They were heading to a UEFA Champions League game between Shakhtar Donetsk and Borussia Dortmund, the Ukrainskaya Pravda website reported.FULL STORY