Military pilot Rashad Atakishiyev buried in Second Alley of Honor - UPDATED -2

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21 August 2019

The funeral ceremony for the pilot of crashed MiG-29 plane Rashad Atakishiyev has been held, APA reports.

Lieutenant Colonel Rashad Atakishiyev was buried in the Second Alley of Honor.

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The farewell ceremony for colonel-lieutenant Rashad Atakishiyev, the pilot of Mig-29 aircraft which crashed during the scheduled night training flights, has ended at the Training and Education Center of the country's Armed forces, APA reports.

The pilot will be buried in the 2nd Alley of Honor in Baku.

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A farewell ceremony for Lieutenant Colonel Rashad Atakishiyev, the pilot of the MiG-29 of the Air Force of Azerbaijan, which crashed during scheduled night training flights is held at the Training and Education Center of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani MOD told APA.

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A farewell ceremony for the pilot of the crashed MiG-29, Rashad Atakishiyev has started, APA reports.

The farewell ceremony for the pilot is held at the yard of his home, in Yeni Yasamal, Baku.

An official farewell ceremony for the military pilot will be held on August 21 at 10:00 at the Training and Education Center of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan.

He will be buried in the second Alley of Honor in Baku.

Note that on July 24 at 22:00 (GMT +4), the MIG-29 plane of the Azerbaijani Air Force crashed during training flights and fell into the Caspian Sea. During the night training flights, the connection with the MIG-29 plane was suddenly lost, and it disappeared from the radars. On August 20, the remains of the MiG-29 of the Air Force of Azerbaijan and a military pilot Lieutenant Colonel Atakishiyev Rashad Saleddin, which crashed during scheduled night training flights on July 24, were found and lifted from the bottom of the sea.

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