“Modern underwater robots, including foreign specialists and professional divers, have been involved in the search operations of the MiG-29 aircraft of the Air Forces of Azerbaijan, which crashed during a training flight on July 24,” Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said.
“An appeal was made to the relevant structures of the Republic of Turkey in order to involve additional forces to the operations. It is expected that the specialists of these structures will arrive in our country in the near future.
At the same time, expanding the area of operations, numerous ships, boats and aviation assets of the relevant structures of our country are involved in the search operations,” the ministry said.
“Despite the unfavorable weather conditions that continue from the moment of the aircraft crash to the present day, the search operations are currently being intensively carried out under the leadership of a commission established on the instruction of the Minister of Defense,” the ministry added.