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Remains of dead bodies of crew members of Azerbaijani plane crashed in Afghanistan found

Business Materials 22 July 2011 19:58
The remains of dead bodies of crew members of the airplane IL-76 of the Azerbaijani Silk Way Airlines crashed in Afghanistan on the night of July 6 have been found , Azerbaijani Embassy in Pakistan and Afghanistan told Trend on Friday evening.
Remains of dead bodies of crew members of Azerbaijani plane crashed in Afghanistan found

Azerbaijan , Baku, July 22/ Trend, S. Agayeva /

The remains of dead bodies of crew members of the airplane IL-76 of the Azerbaijani Silk Way Airlines crashed in Afghanistan on the night of July 6 have been found , Azerbaijani Embassy in Pakistan and Afghanistan told Trend on Friday evening.

"The remains of bodies will be delivered to Baku in the near future," the embassy said.

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.

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