Light plane crash kills two in Ukraine

09:51, 19 September 2013
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Two crew members were killed when their single-engine aircraft crashed in western Ukraine on Tuesday evening, authorities said Wednesday, according to Xinhua.

The Zodiac plane caught fire in the air before plunging into a residential area in Kolomyya town in Ivano-Frankivsk region, according to the State Emergency Service.

The crash killed a 24-year-old pilot and a 47-year-old engineer aboard, and no one on the ground was injured, the agency added.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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