The official expressed his condolence to the families of the dead.
Chief Department of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine in Lviv region confirms the information about five fatalities.
"The search and rescue crews released three injured people from the damaged aircraft; they were taken to medical facilities of Lviv with various injuries. Five people deceased due to the plane crash", reads the message.
Lviv mayor Andriy Sadovy reached the site of the tragedy.
Lviv international airport is temporarily closed due to the accident.