The Spanish government this Saturday expressed its condolences to Ukraine on the deaths of 26 people after an Air Force plane crashed in eastern Ukraine.
“In these moments of deep pain, Spain would like to transfer that
Relatives of the victims, the Ukrainian people and the authorities of
Ukraine your sincere condolences and all your solidarity as well
I wish the surviving passenger a speedy recovery, “the government said in a statement.
The executive has also expressed its “deep dismay” at the accident that took place near the city of Chuguev on Friday evening.
The plane, an An-26 military transporter, crashed on Friday in Kharkov province with 27 people on board – 20 military cadets and seven crew members – during a training flight. Only two people survived who managed to jump off the plane despite being hospitalized in severe condition and one of them later died.