The air force of the IDF published a second interim report on the investigation Apachi military helicopter that crashed on 7 August 2017 air force base, «Ramon».
The investigators concluded that the cause of the accident was loosening the control arm until it completely off. The causes of this phenomenon are being investigated, however, the check showed that it was the first such case in the history of the Apachi helicopters.
The report also emphasizes that the decision of the commander of the reserve major David Zohar to turn around and try to get to the base saved the life of co-pilot, Lieutenant military service.
The disaster of the Zohar were killed on the spot, and the second pilot was seriously injured. However, since the accident occurred near in a state of maximum alert the rescue services, the wounded quickly got help and was taken to the hospital.