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Red Cross Arranges Jordanian Return of Body of Israeli Pilot Shot Down During Raid

The body of an Israeli pilot shot down over Jordan last week was returned to Israel by Jordanian authorities today under the auspices of the International Red Cross. The coffin bearing the remains of Capt. Naftali Porat, of Kfar Giladi, was received by an Israeli military guard. Chief Chaplain Shlomo Goren officiated at the Allenby Bridge where the transfer took place. Capt. Porat was killed when his Mirage jet was hit by ground fire during a raid on saboteur positions and Egyptian radar bases in Jordan.

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