Azerbaijan's Air Force plane crashes into Caspian Sea
The MIG-29 plane of the Azerbaijani Air Force crashed during training flights and fell into the Caspian Sea, according to the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.
"On 24 July, at about 22:00, a MiG-29 plane of the Azerbaijani Air Force, which was conducting a training flight, suddenly disappeared from the radar. According to a preliminary version, the plane crashed and fell into the Caspian Sea", the military announced.
A search and rescue operation in the Caspian Sea is underway. The defence ministry has created a commission to probe the incident.
The Azerbaijani Military Prosecutor’s Office has opened a criminal case in connection with the crash.