Criminal case is initiated on the fact of helicopter crash in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 12 / Trend , K.Zarbaliyeva /
According to the joint statement of press services of JSC AZAL, the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan today at about 16.30 the helicopter, belonged to AZAL, and coming from the 4-th block of Chilov island, fell into the sea. there were three crew members and three passengers on board.
The representatives of the operational group and the leadership of AZAL, State Oil Company of Azerbaijan, Ministry of Emergency Situations and the General Prosecutor's Office left at the scene.
State commission is created under the leadership of the administration of State Civil Aviation.
The commander Alik Aliyev, 2nd pilot Vitaly Nekrasov, flight mechanic Adil Asimov and motorman of compressor department of "28 May" gas-and-oil producing management of the company SOCAR Aydin Talibov are saved. The search of crane operator of SOCAR Viktor Mostavenko and the diver of Caspian Management of diving and rescue works Rafik Neymatov is being continued.
The Management of investigations on serious crimes of Prosecutor General's Office initiated criminal case according the article of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan Republic on the violation of air traffic safety and rules of operation.
The causes of the incident are being investigated.