Lifestyle Viral and Trending 28 Feb 2017 Video: Helicopter la ...

Video: Helicopter lands in the middle of a highway to ask for directions

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Feb 28, 2017, 2:50 pm IST
Updated Feb 28, 2017, 8:49 pm IST
The helicopter can be seen blocking a truck convoy as a trainee pilot steps out to ask for directions.
The video went viral and prompted the defense ministry to release a statement (Photo: YouTube)
 The video went viral and prompted the defense ministry to release a statement (Photo: YouTube)

Taking a road trip down the highway may lead to a lot of interesting experiences on the highway, but sometimes people might witness something bizarre in the middle of the road.

In what might seem to be a scene right out of a Hollywood blockbuster, a truck convoy in Kazakhstan was stopped midway when a military helicopter landed in the middle of the highway and asked for directions, because they were lost.

 

As a trainee pilot stepped out of the MI-8 gunship military helicopter and asked for directions, a voice on the convoy radio asked just how someone could get lost in a steppe (an unforested grassland)

After the viral video left the military in a spot, the defense ministry reportedly released a statement claiming that it was an exercise where trainee pilots were asked to find their way by human survey.

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