Israeli military helicopter crashes off country's coast, two dead

An Israeli military helicopter crashed off the coast of northern Israel during a training flight late on Monday, killing two pilots, the military said.

Published : 4 Jan 2022, 03:15 AM
Updated : 4 Jan 2022, 03:15 AM

A third crew member, an aerial observer, was injured and evacuated to a hospital, the military said.

The air force commanding officer opened an investigation into the crash and ordered a temporary discontinuation of training flights, as well as the use of the maritime Panther helicopter.

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