|MacGyver travelled to
Central Asia to retrieve the firing mechanism of a captured missile being held at the crash site of a downed US fighter plane. However once he infiltrated the camp site he discovered that the planes pilot,
Taylor, was alive and being held captive giving MacGyver a second unexpected mission objective.
There has been a suggestion at some
point that the flash back scene in Friends referred to the
location as being in Mongolia but this doesn't appear to be the
case, and Mongolia isn't considered part of central Asia