as the helicopter returns to the extraction point, it is hit by enemy fire. mactavish takes control of one of the militia pilots, who flies the helicopter to a rooftop, where they are then tasked with shielding the passengers and removing all the passengers and the aircraft without firing a shot. nikolai is killed during the evacuation. after the group is rescued, mactavish orders the helicopter to carry out a search of brazil for any contacts, but are forced to land in english harbour, bermuda, due to the presence of the american federation of ultralight aircraft. during the rescue, several military officials who were on the mission are also rescued, but they are all dead or have been captured by the enemy. 22
although mactavish dismisses soap for his failure to secure that helicopter, soap maintains his loyalty to his teammates, who are still missing in action. 23 on march 31, 2022, soap triggers an explosives package, which he planted earlier while the militia was out of range, killing the militia leader. he then kills a militia member who tries to pursue them. the militia is fully disengaged and mactavish frees three of the prisoners, who refer to them as "kinder" and then leave.
in april, mactavish receives a call from his father, who has been imprisoned in the republic of uzbekistan since his arrest for downloading illicit copies of call of duty to mactavish's home computer, but believes that he is the one to end his imprisonment. he gives mactavish a gps data stick, instructs him to go to a particular location and to come back to his base. mactavish, however, is instructed to destroy the stick if he falls, otherwise they will both be captured. 3d9ccd7d82