May 25, 2016 / 9:54 AM / 2 years ago

Pilot Savchenko is on plane bound for Kiev from Russia

KIEV (Reuters) - Detained Ukrainian servicewoman Nadiya Savchenko is on board a plane returning to Ukraine from Russia, a source close to a deal to swap the pilot for two Russians held by Kiev said on Wednesday.

Ukrainian military pilot Nadezhda Savchenko looks out from a defendants' cage as she attends a court hearing in Moscow March 4, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev/File Photo

“They are coming back,” the source said, confirming that Savchenko was on the plane.

Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Writing by Alessandra Prentice; editing by Matthias Williams

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