PE with the fall of the military aircraft of Azerbaijan in the Caspian sea has got a new twist
In connection with the collapse of Azerbaijani MiG-29 the leadership of the defence Ministry of Azerbaijan is instructed to suspend training flights of all aircraft of the air force, reports 1news.az.
“To ascertain the causes of the crash of the MiG-29 is temporarily suspended all training flights of aircraft of the air force of Azerbaijan. At the same time, combat duty with the air force planes of Azerbaijan is carried out in a planned manner,” – said the head of the press service of the Azerbaijani defense Ministry, Colonel Vagif Dargyakhli.
Note that the MiG-29 at night was performing a training flight over the Caspian sea and suddenly disappeared from radar screens. The fate of pilot still unknown.
It is worth emphasizing that the pilot of a military aircraft that struck the Caspian sea, was one of the best pilots of Azerbaijan, Colonel-Lieutenant Elvin Atakishiyev, served in the air force for over 20 years.
In addition, Rashad Atakishiyev is son in law of the former state adviser of the President of Azerbaijan Huseynli gabile.
Currently accepted emergency measures on search and rescue pilot. The Ministry of defence has set up a special Commission to investigate the causes of the incident emergency.
Note that the MiG-29 is one of the main fighters in the air force of Azerbaijan. This frontal plane was developed in the 1970-ies in the USSR. Its range is from 500 to 800 kilometers. Azerbaijan, according to unofficial data, in service there are 15 such planes. In 2008, one of them was lost in an identical situation: he fell into the Caspian sea near the village named after Zeynalabdin Tagiyev.
We also recall that a terrible tragedy occurred yesterday with lovers of extreme sports. Sport aircraft crashed near the city umeå in the Northern province of västerbotten in Sweden.
It is known that the accident happened during takeoff of the aircraft model GA8 Airvan. It is also known that on Board the aircraft were parachutists.
“The plane crashed on the island near the airport Umea. All the people who were on Board were killed”.