Farewell ceremony for Azerbaijani military pilot Rashad Atakishiyev begins

Wed 21 Aug 2019 07:38 GMT | 11:38 Local Time

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A farewell ceremony for Lieutenant Colonel Rashad Atakishiyev, the pilot of the Azerbaijani Air Force’s MiG-29, which crashed during an overnight training flight, kicked off at the Training and Education Center of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.

On July 24 at 22:00 (GMT +4), the MIG-29 plane of the Azerbaijani Air Force crashed into the Caspian Sea during a training flight. The connection with the MIG-29 plane was suddenly lost, and it disappeared from the radars.

The Military Prosecutor's Office filed a criminal case. An investigative team consisting of experienced and professional employees of the Military Prosecutor’s Office has been created and investigative actions have been initiated.





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