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Israeli Defence Force Sikorsky CH-53 Yas’ur Helicopter Crashlands After Catching Fire Midair

Israeli Defence Force Sikorsky CH-53 Yas'ur Helicopter Crashlands After Catching Fire Midair

A Sikorsky CH-53 2025 Yas’ur (S-65C-3) caught fire mid-air. The pilot performed an emergency landing west of Kibbutz Beit Kama, northern Negev desert. The helicopter was destroyed by fire and the two pilots and eleven soldiers from the elite Shaldag commando unit escaped unhurt. According to Scramble Magazine¬†An Heyl Ha’Avir …

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