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5 dead, 13 injured in small plane crash near Kiev
5 dead, 13 injured as small plane crashes in bad weather near Ukrainian capital
By The Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ' A small plane carrying skydivers crash-landed in bad weather near the Ukrainian capital on Sunday, killing five and injuring 13 people, emergency officials said.

The L-410 plane belonging to a pilot school made a "hard" emergency landing during a heavy rainstorm with high winds at the Borodyanka airport some 30 kilometers (20 miles) west of Kiev, said Emergency Situations Ministry spokeswoman Yulia Yershova. No other details were immediately available.

The plane was carrying 16 skydivers and two crew members. The injured have been taken to local hospitals. An investigation has been opened.

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