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Ukraine Su-27 fighter crashes, pilot killed - statement

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By Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) – A Ukrainian Su-27 fighter aircraft crashed while attempting to land on Saturday afternoon during a scheduled flight, killing the pilot, the Ukrainian military said.

“The circumstances and causes of the incident are being investigated,” it said in a statement.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Matthias Williams, Editing by William Maclean)