Azerbaijan’s Baku-based Silk Way Airlines has confirmed its Antonov An-12 freighter crashed on May 18 at 1430 local time, in southern Afghanistan. According to the carrier’s statement, seven out of nine crew members were killed. Two technicians, both Ukrainian citizens, survived. It was reported the aircraft was rented out, but the carrier did not confirm details. The An-12 arrived at Dwyer Airport in Helmand province from Bagram and had planned to continue to Mary ...

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