Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Greece, killing 8 crew members

A Ukrainian cargo plane crashed on Saturday close to the northern Greek city of Kavala, killing every one of the eight crew individuals, as per the Greek Civil Aviation Authority.

Ukrainian cargo plane crashes in Greece, killing 8 crew members

The plane took off from Serbia and was made a beeline for Bangladesh, Serbian authorities said.

The Antonov plane of the Ukrainian organization Meridian ltd. took off from Nia the previous evening and was moving ammo from the Serbian organization Valir for the Ministry of Defense of Bangladesh, Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic said in a public interview.

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plane had every one of the legitimate grants as per global guidelines, Stefanovic said, denying media reports that weapons were shipped from Serbia to Ukraine on that flight.

Local people revealed seeing a falling fireball following a blast while additional blasts proceeded with hours after the accident.

Greek authorities said the pilot mentioned authorization to make a crisis arrival in view of motor disappointment however the plane didn’t figure out how to arrive at the air terminal. A fire broke out in one of the plane’s motors while in flight which is accepted to have caused the accident, said authorities.

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The Ukrainian cargo plane crashed in farmland between two towns.

Authorities have cordoned off the area as they distinguished an obscure white substance close to the accident site while tests are being completed to figure out what was ready.

A group from the Special Joint Nuclear Biological Chemical Defense Unit is supposed to inspect the accident site.

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