Four people were killed after a small plane crashed into the roof of a private home at Sheparivka village in western Ukraine, sparking a large blaze, informed local police in a statement Wednesday.


According to reports, the plane piloted by a local was carrying three international visitors. The pilot was identified as Ihor Tabanyuk,  the local aviator and owner of a private airfield in Kolomyia.


United Jewish Community of Ukraine informed the crash claimed lives of three young Ultra-Ortodox students from the US who were traveling to Kolomyys for recreation.

The local police is investigating what caused the aircrash.