An Air Ukraine Yakovlev Yak-42 chartered by Kiev-based AeroSvit has crashed near Thessaloniki, northern Greece, with 62 passengers and eight crew on board. The aircraft (UR-42334) disappeared at about 21:15 local time on 17 December after the crew, inbound from Odessa, had made two unsuccessful night approaches to land, in windy weather and poor visibility. The wreckage had not been found on 18 December, despite an extensive search.

Source: Flight International