YEREVAN. – The Armenian Defense Ministry received the Serbian Armed Forces delegation and family members of the crew of Antonov An-12 plane, which crashed while bringing humanitarian aid to Armenia in 1988, Armenian Defense Ministry’s press service reported.

Armenian Armed Forces hosted Friday a commemoration ceremony for the plane crew members in the territory of the memorial to the AN-12 crash site.

Deputy Chief of the Armenian Armed Forces Major-General Andranik Makaryan, on behalf of the Armed Forces, conveyed gratitude to the families and relatives of the pilots, expressing their appreciation to the people of the Serbian people for helping the victims of the terrible disaster.