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Yerevan has dismissed reports that the An-12 cargo plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from South Sudan’s airport was registered in Armenia.
“The crashed plane is not Armenian and is not registered in the Republic of Armenia, the plane is not connected with any Armenian company,” Press Secretary of the General Department of Civil Aviation of Armenia Ruben Grdzelyan told Interfax.
He added that the information about the crew is being checked.
Interfax reported earlier that the plane could belong to an Armenian company.