Military helicopter falls into sea near Baku (UPDATE 2)
Details added (the first version was posted at 11:17)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.11 / Trend /
A military helicopter fell into the Caspian Sea near the Salyan highway (Shikhov settlement) on Monday, informed sources told Trend. Garadag District Police Department confirmed the fact of helicopter crash. The details are not reported.
It was impossible to receive any information from the Defense Ministry.
No victims are reported yet.
At the moment, the Emergency Situations Ministry's workers are involved at the scene.
Information that the crashed helicopter was a civil one is not confirmed by any of the operators (SOCAR, SW Helicopter Services) of civil helicopters in Azerbaijan. BP company does not use helicopters to transport personnel, as they are delivered to the platform by ships.
Four ambulances are sent to the scene, Baku City Ambulance and Emergency Station told Trend.
According to the State Border Service, the crashed helicopter does not belong to the Service.
As Trend correspondent reported from the scene, two helicopters of the Emergency Situations Ministry and one military helicopter are conducting rescue work. Special vessels are involved for the rescue work.