IAF cancels training amid string of safety incidents

The Israel Air Force cancelled all training flights on Thursday following a string of safety incidents in recent days.
IAF chief Maj.-Gen. Amir Eshel cancelled the training after learning of the incidents, which included a near miss involving two fighter jets.
The offending pilot was sentenced to five days in military prison. Eshel ordered air crews to spend the day going over safety procedures.
Operational flights continued as normal.
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