Remains of the crew members of the Azerbaijani plane crashed in Afghanistan, delivered to Baku
Azerbaijan, Baku, July 25 / Trend corr. S. Aliyev /
The remains of the crew members of the Azerbaijani aircraft, crashed in Afghanistan delivered to Baku today, said Trend the member of the commission to investigate the incident, advisor to the Silk Way Airlines Director Adil Gasimov.
According to him, the remains transferred to the medical facility for DNA examination.
As a result of examination identified members of the crew will be confirmed dead. Those of them who won't able to identify will be declared missing. Also scheduled delivery of the crashed plane's black box to Interstate Aviation Committee (Moscow) to investigate and determine the causes of the incident.
Five members of the nine-person crew on the Silk Way Company cargo aircraft were Azerbaijani citizens. The other victims were Uzbek citizens. All crew members of the cargo aircraft were killed.
A total of 18 tons of cargo were onboard the plane which was en route from Baku to Bagram. The plane picked up its cargo at the Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport and took off at 21:26 (local time).
The plane was built in 2005 with a carrying capacity of 40 tons and passed a full inspection in February 2011. It passed the subsequent inspection in June 2011.