Translated pressrelease from the Dutch Ministry of Defense:
-46D Chinook transport helicopter of the Royal Dutch Airforce took of monday August 8th from Soesterberg air base. It is bound for Mazar e Sharif in Afghanistan. The 6000km (about 3300nm) is flown in a couple of legs, therefore the Chinook will land in a.o. Ukrain, Russia and Turkmenistan. In 3,5 days the Chinook is due to arrive in Mazar e Sharif.
According the Royal Dutch Airforce is the distance an alltime record for the Chinook."
Wow, I presume those helicopters don't have autopilot, do they?