29.12.2011 03.Tewet. 5772
20 interceptors are damaged when soldiers fail to properly secure them; Iron Dome operations suspended during investigation.
A serious and expensive accident occurred this week in the Air Force unit responsible for the Iron Dome rocket defense system in the South. Twenty Iron Dome interceptor missiles fell several meters, causing damage to the missiles but no injuries.
The accident occurred when the missiles were improperly secured while being loaded onto a truck for maintenance, Israel Radio reported….