Aviation Service under Turkmen Ministry of Internal Affairs celebrates four-year anniversary

Four years ago, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) created an Aviation
Police Service. Such helicopters, as  R44
Ravyen-II policye produced by the Robinson Company, U.S.,
as well as Mi-17 and Mi-17V-5 produced in Russia were acquired for the new Service.
Professionals working with Mi-17V-5 helicopters were specially trained in Kazan, Russia.

According to the Press Service of the Turkmen Ministry of Internal
Affairs, the pilots successfully perform their tasks to support public order
and fire safety, prevent car accidents, accompany transport corteges or
individual transport, transport personnel and cargo.

The Aviation Service in cooperation with the Fire Safety Office under
the Turkmen MIA also flies in the foothills, and other places where there is a
likelihood of fires. At the tactical exercises, Khazar-2012, in August-September
2012, the pilots’ work was given a high rating. Also, airmen distinguished
themselves during their search-and-rescue training flights in December 2012 in the Caspian Sea region.

Source – http://www.turkmenistan.ru/

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