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Bodies of Officers Found; Two Killed in Training Accident

The bodies of two Israeli air force officers killed in a training accident off the coast of Nahariya last week have been recovered from the sea, Israel Radio reported.

Lt. Col. Roni Shlomi and Capt. Yuval Binyamin were killed when their F-16 plane collided with another during the July 18 training exercise.

The crew of the second jet fighter bailed out safely into the sea and were picked up by a navy rescue craft shortly after the accident occurred.

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