Equipo Nizkor
        Bookshop | Donate
Derechos | Equipo Nizkor       


Ukrainian authorities confirm 49 dead as plane shot down in Lugansk

The Ukrainian prosecutor's office has confirmed that 49 servicemen died when a military transport plane was shot down at Lugansk airport.

"About 01:10 on June 14, 2014, when landing at Lugansk airport, an Il-76 military transport plane of the Ukrainian Armed Forces was downed by a shot from an antiaircraft missile system. On board the plane, aside from nine crewmembers, were 40 servicemen. All died," the press service of the prosecutor's office said.

The prosecutor's office launched an inquiry into the case.

[Source: Itar Tass, Lugansk, 14Jun14]

Tienda de Libros Radio Nizkor On-Line Donations

Ukraine Unrest
small logoThis document has been published on 16Jun14 by the Equipo Nizkor and Derechos Human Rights. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.