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Serbian Ministry of Defense: Ukrainian An-12 aircraft that crashed in Greece was carrying defense products

Serbian Ministry of Defense: Ukrainian An-12 aircraft that crashed in Greece was carrying defense products

Ukrainian An-12 transport aircraft carrying Serbian defense products crashed in Greece

As specified in the military department, the products were intended for Bangladesh.

“The plane that crashed in Greece at night, An-12, was carrying 11.5 tons of our defense industry products for Bangladesh. All eight crew members, unfortunately, died,” the agency quotes the message of the Serbian Ministry of Defense.


The plane crashed on the night of 17 July.
It is known that before the crash, the An-12 pilot gave a distress signal and received permission for an emergency landing. The plane could not fly to the airport, caught fire and crashed into a corn field near the Greek village of Antiphilippi.