Air Force launches probe to determine cause of helicopter crash that killed pilots
The two fatalities were identified as 38-year-old Lt.-Col. Erez Sachaini, who was married with three children and who served as deputy commander of Ramat David airbase, and 27-year-old Major Hen Fogel. Fogel was buried in the Military Cemetery in Haifa on Tuesday afternoon and Sachaini will be buried in Misgav cemetery at 5 p.m.
The third crew member was rescued shortly after the crash from the sea and flown to Rambam Hospital in moderate condition. The military is hoping that he may be able to shed light on what happened in the helicopter before it went down.
From an article in the Jerusalem Post
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