Borderguards deploy a patrol aircraft on Russian-Ukrainian border in Kharkov region
Because of the Winter Olympics, security measures on the border of Ukraine and Russia have been strengthened. The section of the border on the territory of Kharkov region is patrolled by a light aircraft of Kharkov aviation squadron, reports the press service of the Eastern Regional Office of the State Border Service of Ukraine.
Every day, the plane has to fly along the state border from Sumy region to Mariupol (1,934.5 km). Its main task is to identify trespassers and report them to the ground services. The on-board equipment allows the aircrew to see the moving car number-plate. The aircraft can fly at any time of the day, in any weather conditions.