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Bodies of three more victims of Azerbaijani plane crash in Afghanistan identified


Baku. Farid Mirzayev – APA. The bodies of three more people killed after an An-12 cargo plane owned by Azerbaijan’s Silk Way crashed in Afghanistan were identified.

 

Thus the seven crew members killed in the crash were identified.

 

The bodies of Uzbek citizen Shaydanov Rashid Rahmanovich, Azerbaijani citizens Abdullayev Altay and Asadullayev Nazim will be handed over to their families.

 

Azerbaijani Health Ministry's Forensic Medical Examination and Pathological Anatomy Union has started the genetic examination of the bodies of the seven crew members. One Ukrainian and 3 Azerbaijani crew members have been identified and handed over to their families.

 

The aircraft of Azerbaijan’s Silk Way crashed while taking off at Afghanistan's Dwyer airport May 18, at 14:30 (UTC/GMT +4 hours).

 

There were nine crew members on board:

 

1. Rashid Shaydanov (Uzbek citizen), pilot

 

2. Altay Abdullayev (Azerbaijani citizen), co-pilot

 

3. Nazim Asadullayev (Azerbaijani citizen), navigator

 

4. Nadir Rzayev (Azerbaijani citizen), flight mechanic

 

5. Firdovsi Shahverdiyev (Azerbaijani citizen), radio operator

 

6. Azer Zulfiyev (Azerbaijani citizen), flight operator

 

7. Ruslan Zadnipryanets (Ukrainian citizen), technician

 

8. Andrey Ganzha (Ukrainian citizen), technician

 

9. Ramzi Aliyev (Ukrainian citizen), technician

 

Andrey Ganzha and Ramzi Aliyev survived the crash.

 

Azerbaijan's State Civil Aviation Administration established a commission to investigate the incident.

 

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