IAF to return to Romania for training in August

15.06.2011                      13.Siwan, 5771 

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IAF to return to Romania for training in August

Air Force interested in holding joint maneuvers in Carpathian Mountains, terrain Israeli pilots do not get to frequently train in.

The Israel Air Force will return to Romania for joint maneuvers later this summer, a year after six of its servicemen were killed in a helicopter crash in the Carpathian Mountains.
Six IAF servicemen – pilots and technical crew – were killed when a Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion, called Yasour in the IAF, crashed into a mountain during a military exercise in which crews were trained to fly at low altitudes. A Romanian military officer observing the IAF crew aboard the helicopter was also killed….