Search operation for last crew member of helicopter crashed near Baku continues (UPDATE) (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb.12 /Trend, I. Izzet/
Details added about work to pull the wrecked helicopter from water (the first version was posted at 08:44)
Rescuers working at the scene, where a military helicopter crashed on Monday near Baku, are preparing to pull the main part of the wrecked helicopter from water, rescuers told Trend correspondent.
At present, search operation is underway for Yashar Ahmadov, the third crew member of the military helicopter. Rescuers and boats of Emergency Situations Ministry, as well as ambulance crews are involved in the rescue operation.
As Trend reported earlier, bodies of two crew members, Lieutenant Bahruz Zeynalov and Senior Lieutenant Rustam Rustamov were found.
A helicopter belonging to Azerbaijani Air Force disappeared from radar on Monday at 10.30 and crashed near the beach in Shikhov, the Defense Ministry said.
According to preliminary data, the crash was due to poor visibility caused by dense fog.