Azerbaijani Silk Way cargo plane crash in Afghanistan, seven killed, including Ukrainians

10:46, 19 May 2016
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A cargo plane of Azerbaijani Silk Way company crashed in Afghanistan, killing seven out of nine people on board, according to preliminary information, Azerbaijani Report News Agency said.

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Report informs, Azerbaijan State Aviation Administration said: "An-12 cargo plane, rented from Silk Way for cargo shipping purposes, crashed in the province of Helmand, Afghanistan, while it was taking off from Dwyer Airport at 18:30 Baku time." "There were an Uzbek (captain), three Ukrainian and five Azerbaijani citizens on board," the administration said.

Azerbaijan State Aviation Administration has released a statement on a crash that happened in Afghanistan involving a cargo plane of Silk Way company, Report informs.

Read alsoEgyptAir jet disappears over Mediterranean Sea"According to inaccurate information, an An-12 cargo plane, rented from Silk Way for cargo shipping purposes, crashed in the province of Helmand, Afghanistan," the administration said.

The administration has already set up a task force to investigate the accident.

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