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2005-12-24 04:51:13

By Lada Yevgrashina BAKU (Reuters) - Eight foreigners were among 23 people who died in a plane crash in Azerbaijan, officials said on Saturday. The Antonov An-140 aircraft, bound for the Kazakh city of Aktau, disappeared from radar screens soon after take-off from the Azeri capital Baku on Friday night. "There are eight citizens of foreign states among the dead," a Baku airport official, who declined to be named, told Reuters. A police official said the crash was believed to have...

2005-12-23 17:58:45

By Lada Yevgrashina BAKU (Reuters) - Twenty-three people were killed when an Azeri passenger plane crashed on Friday soon after takeoff from the Caucasus state's capital Baku, officials said. A reporter of the independent Azeri television channel Lider told Reuters by telephone from the scene of the crash that he saw medical teams removing bodies from the wreckage of the plane near the seashore at Nardaran, on the outskirts of Baku. "Witnesses of the crash told us that before the...

2005-12-23 17:30:18

By Lada Yevgrashina BAKU (Reuters) - An Azeri passenger plane with 23 people on board crashed late on Friday soon after take off from the Caucasus state's capital Baku, the national airline said. It was not immediately clear if anyone had survived. The Antonov An-140 aircraft, bound for the Kazakh city of Aktau, disappeared from radar screens soon after take-off from Baku, a spokesman for national flagship carrier AZAL said. "The plane crashed somewhere along the coastal line of the...

2005-12-23 16:18:53

MOSCOW (Reuters) - An Azeri passenger plane with 23 people on board crashed on Friday soon after take off from the Caucasus state's capital Baku, Russia's RIA news agency reported. RIA quoted the Azeri transport authority as saying that An-142 aircraft bound for the city of Aktau in Kazakhstan with 18 passengers and five crew disappeared from radar screens 20 minutes after take-off. It was not clear if there had been any survivors. Itar-Tass news agency said the plane was An-140....


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