Air Force chief Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel halted all fighter jet training sessions in
Israeli skies for 24 hours on Sunday following a series of safety
In one recent cases, two warplanes came dangerously close to
one another during training.
The air force will continue to carry out
operational missions, and will remain on standby, according to the new
Eshel has ordered all flight squadrons to review safety
programs for training flights "Normal training will resume on Monday," the IDF
Spokesman's Office said.
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