Citizenship of Azerbaijanian, died in airplane crash in Russia, being clarified - Foreign Ministry

  11 February 2018    Read: 2089
Citizenship of Azerbaijanian, died in airplane crash in Russia, being clarified - Foreign Ministry

The citizenship of the Azerbaijanian, who was on board the crashed aircraft in Russia, is being clarified, Hikmet Hajiyev, Spokesman with Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs told.


"Together with the relevant state structures, it is being clarified whether Namig Gahramanov, who was on board of a passenger plane crashed in Russia, is a citizen of Azerbaijan or not", Hajiyev said.

The An-148 passenger plane of the Saratov Airlines [flight 730 from Moscow to Orsk] took off from the Domodedovo airport at 14:21 Moscow time. According to preliminary data, there were 65 passengers and six crew members aboard the plane. Radio contact with the plane was lost several minutes after the takeoff and the plane went out of the radars. As reported by TASS, as a result of the plane crash there are no survivors.

 

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