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Air Force suspends training after jet almost crashes during exercise

20 6 1

The Israeli Air Force announced it was suspending training exercises late Wednesday after a fighter jet almost crashed during a drill.

According to the military, the incident occurred during a training exercise on dealing with air and ground threats, “when the pilot turned his attention to the aircraft’s screen and did not notice that he had lost height and was heading into the ground.”

A disaster was averted when the jet’s navigator realized what was happening and pulled the fighter out of its dive.

“Due to the quick and........

© The Times of Israel

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