Monday, February 12, the doctors at the hospital «Rambam» reported on the improvement of the status of the pilot of the crashed F-16 aircraft. He was transferred from intensive care to a surgical ward.
We will remind, the plane the F-16i «Sufa» crashed in the morning of Saturday, 10 February, around Harduf kibbutz in the Jezreel valley. Two pilots managed to eject.
One of them received minor injuries, and Sunday, February 11, was discharged from the hospital.
The second pilot was admitted to the hospital in serious condition. The next day he regained consciousness and was disconnected from the ventilator.
The commander of the air forces of Israel, major-General the Amico Norkin visited in the hospital «Rambam» major A. (the pilot of the crashed F-16) and told him that he made the right decision ejected and thereby saved not only his life but the life of the Navigator.