Report: F-16 jet, Arkia plane nearly collide

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 25, 2007 20:21

An Arkia plane carrying soldiers and their families came dangerously close to crashing into an IAF F-16 jet, Channel 10 reported on Sunday night. The incident reportedly occurred on February 14, when the two planes crossed flight paths a distance of just 150 meters away from each other. Aviation officials said the near collision was the fault of the Arkia pilot and Arkia officials said that the incident had undergone a proper investigation.


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