The New Voice of Ukraine reports that during a check at a border crossing in Transcarpathia, border guards found that the helicopter’s documents contained false information. Subsequently, they confiscated the vehicle.
According to a statement from the Ukrainian border police, the helicopter was intended to be smuggled across the border. The Ka-26 was in production until 1985 and was rarely used for military purposes. However, it is still used for agricultural purposes, mainly spraying, rtl.hu writes.