Cargo plane An-12 of the Azerbaijani Silk Way airlines crashed in Afghanistan, reports the Azerbaijani news Agency Report, citing informed sources. According to the Agency, the plane crashed during takeoff.
The plane crashed in Helmand province during takeoff from the airport, Dwyer, have accepted the aeronautical authorities of Azerbaijan. Onboard the airplane there were nine people.
In this Report writes that according to preliminary information, two of the crew members who are citizens of Ukraine, are in serious condition. Without specifying the number of people aboard, the publication writes that the rest of the crew were killed.
The Agency Trend with reference to the civil aviation of Azerbaijan reports that the captain of a rented plane is a citizen of Uzbekistan, on Board were also three citizens of Ukraine, and five citizens of Azerbaijan. The plane was leased from Azerbaijan airlines, Silk Way to perform cargo transportation inside Afghanistan.