Sikorsky or Pilot Failure - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Jack
    • 27.07.10 | 03:19 (IDT)

    The Sikorsky is a reliable chopper as a rule. The 54 paratroopers (in 1977)died as the result of an errant grenade that went off. The 73 (in 1997) died as a result of pilot error in a fog. Blaming everything on an aging but otherwise reliable piece of equipment is ludicrous and unfair.

    from the article: Yasur helicopter: A history of splendid service - and deadly collisions
    First published 00:07 27.07.10 | Last updated 00:07 27.07.10
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