An Iraqi national guides a Mi-2 helicopter for
landing, June 16, 2004 at Forward Operating Base Warhorse in
Baqubah, Iraq. Recently, the Mi-2 helicopters, which are owned
by the Ministry of Agriculture in Baghdad, have been approved
to fly pesticide-spraying missions over date palm groves in
central Iraq in the first use of Iraqi airspace by Iraqis since
the outbreak of the war.