205th independent Helicopter Squadron

205-я отдельная вертолетная эскадрилья

Military Unit: 06887; from 2.86: 65200; from 5.88: 06887

Activated 1968 in Bezrechnaya, Chita Oblast, as the 10th independent Helicopter Unit.

Summer 1976 renamed 205th independent Helicopter Squadron.

Selected crews served in Afghanistan from mid-1981.

4.2.86 to 4.8.88 deployed to Afghanistan, arriving at Kandahar 4.2.86. The squadron was enlarged, and divided into four groups (total 16 Mi-8MT and 16 Mi-24):

Disbanded 3.89.