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118 Squadron (Israel)

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Country  Israel
Garrison/HQ  Tel Nof Airbase
Branch  Israeli Air Force
118 Squadron (Israel)


The 118 Squadron of the Israeli Air Force, also known as the Nocturnal Birds of Prey Squadron, is a helicopter squadron of CH-53-2025 Sea Stallions based at Tel Nof Airbase. On 26 July 2010 a 118 Squadron Sikorsky CH-53 Sea Stallion Yas'ur helicopter crashed during a training flight at high altitude in the Carpathian mountains, near the city of Brasov in Romania. All on board died: four Israeli pilots, two Israeli mechanics and one Romanian officer.

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