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Military helicopter in Kazakhstan gets lost in storm and asks truck driver for directions

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The helicopter was lost due to the storm

Military helicopter in Kazakhstan gets lost in storm and asks truck driver for directions.

Meanwhile, in Kazakhstan....."Do you know the way to Aktobe?"

A Kazakhstani Mi-8 helicopter was lost in a vicious snowstorm in a "planned visual orienteering exercise" designed to train new pilots how to find their location, including by "means of human survey".

So, like most people, the pilot stopped to ask directions, landing on a highway and blocking a truck convoy. The pilot then actually gets out of the aircraft, and literally asks directions of one of the truck driver.

According to the Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense, the helicopter made it safely to its destination and the exercise was a success.

'Which way is the city?' Lost helicopter lands on highway to ask for directions

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