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Bound For Afghanistan, Estonian Helicopter Pilots Train In The U.S.

June 22 2012


Estonian air force pilots have been training in the United States for a deployment to Afghanistan, reports the Baltic Course.

Two Estonian pilots have been training with the Maryland Air National Guard since last year in preparation for a six-month mission in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, according to Estonian officials.

The Estonians will fly UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters on medical evacuation missions.

After that, the captain and the lieutenant will serve with...

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