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Yak-40 hits ground power unit at Kyiv airport

The flight was delayed by four hours.

A passenger plane Yak-40 (UR-MSX) has hit a ground power unit at Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Airport (formerly Zhulyany), army support volunteer Roman Sinitsyn has said on Facebook.

Photo: Roman Sinitsyn

The airport's press secretary, Halyna Bohdanenko, said no-one was hurt in the incident. However, the plane's wing was damaged, according to Hromadske.

"According to preliminary reports, the pilot is to blame for the incident because he started moving without an order," she said.

The incident is being investigated.

The M9254 flight to Odesa was postponed from 9.50 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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