JOURNALISTS KEPT AWAY FROM SITE OF PLANE CRASH

January 29th, 2008

Today in the Shurabad residence area, outside of Sumgayit city, a MIG-29 belonging to Azerbaijan’s Air Force crashed.

According to APA, the road police blocked the road and would not allow journalists to travel to the scene of the accident. Journalists were kept approximately 10 kilometers away. The police said that they were fulfilling an order from higher up.