A general view of the wreckage of the Antonov AN-26 military transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force that crashed on Friday. Photo: DPA A general view of the wreckage of the Antonov AN-26 military transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force that crashed on Friday. Photo: DPA
A general view of the wreckage of the Antonov AN-26 military transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force that crashed on Friday. Photo: DPA

‘Fire, darkness and bodies all around’: sole survivor of Ukraine plane crash praised as death toll climbs to 26

  • A military transport plane carrying 20 cadets and seven officers crashed during a training flight near the eastern city of Kharkiv on Friday evening
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky visited the only remaining survivor of the tragedy in hospital on Saturday, praising his ‘heroism’

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A general view of the wreckage of the Antonov AN-26 military transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force that crashed on Friday. Photo: DPA A general view of the wreckage of the Antonov AN-26 military transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force that crashed on Friday. Photo: DPA
A general view of the wreckage of the Antonov AN-26 military transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force that crashed on Friday. Photo: DPA
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