Amphibious aircraft bought by Azerbaijan from Russia to participate in international calls
9 May 2008
published by en.apa.az
Be-200 amphibious aircraft bought by Azerbaijan from Russia will participate in international calls in future, Minister of Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov said, APA reports.
Kamaladdin Heydarov said that according to the international contracts, aircrafts, helicopters and about 300 rescuers can be sent to other countries when necessary. The minister said 200 amphibious aircraft bought by the Ministry of Emergency Situations can be used in extinguishing fires in the oil platforms and forests. Kamaladdin Heydarov said there were five Be-200 amphibious aircrafts in the world. Four of them are in Russia, one in Azerbaijan.