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Azerbaijani cargo plane crashes in Afghanistan.

BAKU -- An Azerbaijani cargo plane with nine crew members on board has crashed in Afghanistan, according to Azerbaijan state aviation authority.

Azerbaijani An-12 cargo plane with nine crew members on board crashed on Wednesday in Afghanistan, a source in Azerbaijan's Civil Aviation Authority reported.

A cargo plane belonging to Azerbaijani Silk Way air carrier crashed in Afghanistan's Helmand Province, the source said.

According to Azeri local media, the plane was on loan from Silk Way to carry out cargo missions in Afghanistan, and had an international crew comprising three Ukrainians, five Azeris and one Uzbek national.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9AZER
Date:May 20, 2016
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