The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan has issued a statement that body of the pilot of the crashed MiG-29 is found, according to the Ministry.

The body of Lieutenant-Colonel Atakishiyev Rashad Saladdin, the pilot of the MiG-29 aircraft of Azerbaijani Air Force crashed during training flights and fell into the Caspian Sea on July 24 at 22:00 (GMT +4) and the fragments of the aircraft are found and recovered from the water.

The farewell ceremony for the pilot will be held on August 21, at 10:00, in the Training and Education centre of the Armed Forces. 

Currently, relevant measures are being taken to organize the funeral ceremony.

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The body of the pilot of the crashed MiG-29 aircraft of Azerbaijani Air Force was found.

Tomorrow farewell ceremony for the pilot will be held in the Training and Education Centre of the Armed Forces. 

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

Note, 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.