(Reuters) - Five people were killed and 13 others injured inUkraineon Sunday when a storm forced an aircraft carrying parachutists to make an emergency landing, the emergencies ministry said.
The L-410 plane, which had a two-person crew, was taking 16 parachutists on a jump fromBorodyanka aerodromeabout 50 km (30 miles) north-west ofKievwhen bad weather closed in.
"There was very heavy rain and strong winds which required them to make an emergency landing," said ministry spokeswomanYulia Ershova.
"Five people were killed and 13 have been injured," she added. There was no explanation of what went wrong with the emergency landing.
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