Israeli fighter jets were scrambled Thursday afternoon after an unidentified private Russian aircraft did not follow the standard rules of aviation identification once it entered Israeli airspace.
The jets escorted the Russian plane to Ben-Gurion airport, where it landed safely.
Security services officials were investigating the incident, although it seemed that a technical malfunction may have caused the miscommunication.
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