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July 27, (reuters)
An Su-27 fighter has crashed into the spectators at an airshow. Reports are 20 dead and 50 injured. Witnesses said the fighter lost control during a demonstration and crashed.

The crash took place at an air base near the western city of Lviv, close to the border with Poland.

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Rueters now reporting that the 2 pilots ejected, but no word on their fate.

Death toll at least 20 and 50 injured.
 
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Rueters, July 27 10:17

Ukraine says 70 dead and 111 hospitalized, with most in critical condition.

The death toll equals the world's worst air show disatser at Ramstein, West Germany, which killed 70 in 1988

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