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The investigation of the incident in the North: one F-16 was able to leave it fixed up air defense missiles

According to the newspaper «Yediot Ahronot», the investigation of the incident in the North of the country, during which one of four F-16 aircraft was disabled by the rupture of adjacent air defense missiles, the pilot of another aircraft managed to save the car at the last moment.

According to the data analysis, the fourth plane flying over the main link, and whose task was to audit the elimination of all goals, was «caught» one of the released Syrians air defense missiles. The pilot managed to escape from the blow fixed up his plane with missiles, sharply down.

Recall that four Israeli planes involved in the mission to eliminate Iran’s mobile command post destroyed earlier unmanned aircraft, were fired 25 missiles s-200 (SA-5) and «Buk» (SA-17).

One of the rockets exploded near the F-16 was punctured cabin, one of the pilots injured. According to reports, the crew has not made the necessary maneuver of deflection, as it was focused on tracking ground targets. In these circumstances it was decided to eject. Then the F-16 fell in the Jezreel valley.

The investigation of the incident in the North: one F-16 was able to leave it fixed up air defense missiles 12.02.2018

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