May 19, 2016 / 4:21 AM / a year ago

Seven die in Afghanistan crash of Azerbaijan's Silk Way freight plane

BAKU (Reuters) - A freight plane of Azerbaijan’s Silk Way airline crashed on Wednesday in Afghanistan, killing seven of its nine crew, Azerbaijan’s civil aviation administration said.

It said the plane had crashed after taking off from Dwyer airport in Afghanistan. The crew were from Azerbaijan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

Reporting by Nailia Bagirova; Writing by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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