The escaped officer managed to jump into the water

The escaped officer managed to jump into the water

According to Israeli media reports, the only officer who survived the Atalef helicopter crash managed to jump out of a burning car into the sea.

The helicopter crashed 200 meters from the coast, in the area of ​​the Institute of Sea and Lakes.

The officer who jumped out of the helicopter was rescued by the naval police. He was taken to the Rambam hospital in a moderate condition. The officer is conscious and speaking.

The bodies of the two dead pilots were removed from the sea by divers.

The Atalef reconnaissance helicopter has been in service with the Air Force since 19956. It is designed to perform a variety of military missions, including special forces delivery, fire control, submarine fighting, rescue operations and the evacuation of the wounded.

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