Baku, November 13, AZERTAC
Azerbaijani Defense Ministry issued a statement regarding the shot helicopter in Agdam region of Azerbaijan. The statement says that the downed helicopter MI-24, belonged to the 15th Helicopter Squadron, stationed at a military airfield “Erebuni” near Yerevan. “Armenia continues to hypocrite, trying to introduce the shot down helicopter and its crew, as soldiers of Nagorno-Karabakh, despite the all three crew members is airman of Armenia,” the report says. Thus, the crew commander, Major Sergey Sahakyan born in Yerevan, served in the military unit 32822 in the helicopter base, is an Air Force officer of Armenia, married. Senior Lieutenant Sarkis Nazaryan graduated from high school military aircraft, crew member of the Air Force combat helicopters of Armenia. Lieutenant Azat Sahakyan - Yerevan resident, a military pilot, served in the Air Force in Armenia. “This helicopter attacked positions of Azerbaijani Army during military exercises, and for this reason, was shot down.
The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reiterates that all uncoordinated flights over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh are regarded as violations of airspace. In this case, they will be attacked by air defense forces of the country,” the statement reads.
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