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669 Rescues Downed F-16 Pilots (Video)

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

The Air Force has released video of its 669 search and rescue unit that brought to safety the pilot and navigator of an F-16i training jet whose engines stopped in mid-air Sunday, forcing the two-man team to eject themselves and parachute into the sea as the jet broke up in mid-air.

They had managed to send out a distress call before ejecting from the plane and waited for approximately one hour in the sea until the rescue team brought them out of danger.

Terror on the Roads: Arabs Oil Up

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

For the second time in just over a week, Arabs have poured oil on the main road connecting Highway 60 to Beitar (near Efrat), in the middle of the night.

A little over a week ago, Arabs poured oil on the same road causing a car to spin out of control and crash.

The fire department was sent to clean up the oil.

On Friday, Efrat residents protested the lack of security on that and other roads in Gush Etzion.

IAF Cobra Crash, Crew Killed

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

At 1:00 AM, Tuesday morning, contact was lost with an Israeli Air Force Cobra helicopter on a training exercise, near Kibbutz Revadim, according to the IDF spokesperson.

At 5:15 AM the bodies of the two crew members, and parts of the helicopter were found. The two were veteran reservists, and the flight was a routine training exercise.

The helicopter was on its way back to the Palmahim Air Force base when it crashed.

The last time an IAF Cobra helicopter crashed was in June 2008.

Kibbutz Revadim is along the southern coastal plain, east of Ashdod, and north of Kiryat Gat.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/iaf-cobra-crash-crew-killed/2013/03/12/

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