12-Mar-13 Bell AH-1 Shfela, Israel (2F)

Accident around 1am local on night training mission.  Both reservists killed, named by IDF as Lt.-Col. (res.) Noam Ron, 49, and Maj. (res.) Erez Flekser, 31. The pilots had radioed the Palmahim air base before the crash, saying they would land there in six minutes. There was no distress call prior to the accident.

Date:
12 March, 2013
Make:
Bell
Model:
AH-1
Location:
Shfela
Country:
Israel
Civil / Military:
MIlitary
Fatalities:
2
Operator:
Israeli-Defence-Force
Link:
http://www.jpost.com/Defense/Article.aspx?id=306132
Link:
http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/idf-releases-names-of-helicopter-crash-victims/2013/03/12/?src=ataglance
Link:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jzYgI9c8Xs7Z2N5nOkUft_TINpHw?docId=CNG.1e7e0cde3c49238c4af2773449a92bfb.461

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