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KIEV, December 31. /TASS/. Five Ukrainian citizens were on the crew of a cargo jet Antonov An-26, which crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, on December 28, the press service of Ukrainian Foreign Ministry reported on Wednesday.
“According to preliminary reports, six crewmembers, including five Ukrainian citizens, died in the air crash. The search continues at the crash site and experts are working,” the press service said.
The jet belonging to Ukrainian Airline Sirin was on a flight from Entebbe, Uganda, to Pointe-Noire, the Republic of Congo, Ukrainian Embassy in the Republic of Kenya said. On this route the jet landed for refuelling at the airport of the Burundian capital and four minutes after the take-off, the airliner crashed into the mountain already in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The consular service department of Ukrainian Foreign Ministry put the incident under special control.