Allowed to publish the name of the officer of the IDF, died in a helicopter crash in the Negev. This is a major stock Dudi (David) Zohar, 43 years old, from Haifa.
As previously reported, the Apache attack helicopter crashed on base military-air forces of Army of defence of Israel, «Ramon» in the Negev during the execution of a training flight.
In the accident that occurred on the evening of Monday 7 August, killing the pilot of the helicopter. The second pilot, the senior Lieutenant of military service, whose name is not reported, were injured.
The victim was taken to the be’er Sheva hospital «Soroka». His fortune is estimated by doctors as heavy.
According to the press service of the IDF, in connection with the crash of a flying Apache helicopters have been temporarily suspended.
To investigate the causes and circumstances of the crash created a special Commission.