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The crash of military helicopters in Israel in 1971-2017 years

After the tragic incident on the basis of «Ramon» editorial NEWSru.co.il publishes data on accidents involving military helicopters in Israel.

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07.08.2017. In the framework of «Ramon» in the Negev crashed Apache helicopter. Killed the pilot reserve major David Zohar (43), the second pilot was seriously injured.

12.03.2013. In the area Shefelat Yehuda, near kibbutz Revadim, during a night training flight crashed helicopter Bell AH-1 Cobra («Cobra»). Killed two soldiers-reservists: Lieutenant Colonel Noam Ron (49), from Oranit, and major Erez Flekser (31), Haifa.

10.09.2008. In the area of Ginegar kibbutz in the Jezreel valley in the North of the country crashed military helicopter «Cobra», carrying out training flight. Victims of the crash were two officers of the reserve: major Shai Danur (35) and pilot Yuval Holzman (45).

13.08.2006. The second Lebanon war. Militants of the Shiite terrorist organization, Hizbullah shot down a transport military helicopter «Yasur» with MANPADS. In the explosion of a helicopter killed 29-year-old major AMI Ben-Naim, 36-year-old major Nissan Shalev, 25-year-old captain Daniel Gomez, 33-year-old captain Ron the Messiah and 26-year-old Sergeant Keren Tandler.

24.07.2006. The second Lebanon war. A military helicopter «Apache»crashed near Safed. In the accident, two people died: 42-year-old Colonel Tzvi Loft and a 23-year-old Lieutenant Tom Farkash. The cause of the crash was a technical malfunction during the flight of the helicopter separated the main screw. The problem has occurred from-for breakages of the transmission.

21.07.2006. The second Lebanon war. In the result of collision of two military helicopters «Apache» near the Israeli-Lebanese border killed major IDF air force Ron Yehoshua Kochba and three crew members were injured. The cause of the accident was pilot error.

15.03.1998. Helicopter «Cobra» fell into the sea in the area of the base «Palmachim». Killed the base commander Brigadier General Shmuel Eldar (45) and Lieutenant Ilan Gur (22).

04.02.1997. Two transport helicopters «Yasur» ran into each other on the way to Lebanon. Killed 73 soldiers and officers.

31.03.1996. During the exercises in the Dead sea area helicopter «Yasur» crashed into a mountainside. Killed 7 passengers and crew members.

22.04.1990. During night exercises on the landing faced the two helicopters landed troops. Killed 7 crew members.

01.01.1989. The disaster on the border with Egypt killed a helicopter pilot. The rest of the crew survived, having received wounds of varying severity.

20.11.1977. Four crew members died during a routine flight when their helicopter crashed near kibbutz gat.

15.07.1977. As a result of technical problems crashed helicopter participated in the exercises over the Judean desert. Killed 6 crew members.

17.05.1977. The technical malfunction of the helicopter flying to refuel, crashed to the ground, killing the pilots and a flight engineer.

10.05.1977. During the exercise, airborne units of the IDF in the Judean desert helicopter «Yasur» crashed 6 kilometers North of Jericho collapsed. Killed 44 paratroopers and 10 crew members.

19.04.1974. Two «Asura» faced at the airport, «Mahanaim.» Killed 8 passengers and crew.

08.07.1971. Helicopter «Yasur» returning from operations over the Sinai Peninsula crashed in the sea about a hundred meters from the shore. As a result of the tragedy killed 10 soldiers.

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