IAF cancels training amid string of safety incidents

By
February 26, 2015 20:04

The Israel Air Force cancelled all training flights on Thursday following a string of safety incidents in recent days.

IAF chief Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel cancelled the training after learning of the incidents, which included a near miss involving two fighter jets.

The offending pilot was sentenced to five days in military prison. Eshel ordered air crews to spend the day going over safety procedures.

Operational flights continued as normal.



Related Content

Breaking news
April 22, 2018
As U.S., N.Korea plan to meet, Iran warns against Trump deals

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 12 - 22
    Beer Sheva
    15 - 20
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 11 - 19
    Jerusalem
    15 - 20
    Haifa
  • 17 - 29
    Elat
    14 - 27
    Tiberias