An Antonov An-12 cargo plane operated by Ukraine Air Alliance runs out of fuel and crashes as it approaches Lviv International Airport in Ukraine. Five of the seven occupants are killed, and the airport closes.
Sources: BBC News
Sources: BBC News
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