IAF jets scrambled to intercept Alitalia flight

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 11, 2011 19:03

IAF fighter jets were scrambled Wednesday afternoon after an Alitalia flight to Tel Aviv failed to respond to Ben Gurion Airport control tower, Army Radio reported.

IAF pilots managed to contact the plane's captain and the flight landed safely at Ben Gurion.


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