IAF jets scramble at plane flying near Dimona

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 22, 2006 17:33




IAF fighter planes scrambled on Monday afternoon after a small plane was detected flying in the direction of the Dimona nuclear reactor. The plane was recognized by the district control unit and was ordered to land in a soccer field in Yeroham. Police and army forces interrogated the pilot and released him shortly after.


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