Kazakhstan: Military helicopter stops on highway to ask trucker for directions

Kazakhstan: Military helicopter stops on highway to ask trucker for directions
Now there's something you don't see every day. A Kazakh armed forces Mi-8 helo flags down a trucker to get directions. (Image: Screen grab of Euronews video)

[Ed. – Hey, sounds like resourcefulness and improvisation to me.]

A lorry driver in Kazakhstan has captured the moment when a military helicopter landed on a highway, in order to ask for directions.

According to the Kazakh Ministry of Defence the crew were taking part in an exercise, ironically working on visual orientation, when they got lost.

The pilot is seen exiting the aircraft, and asking the driver of another lorry which direction the city of Aktobe is in.

The two truck drivers can be heard discussing the request on their radios, much to their amusement.

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