Israeli Air Force lost UAV Eitan (Heron TP) in their recent test flight with a payload. The drone was one of the last built satellite series Heron TP, taken into service by Israeli Air Force. This drone was leased concern Israel Aircraft Industry to conduct test flights. Unmanned apparatus crashed south of the airbase & #8203, Tel Nof Air Force, on which the test unit Air Force.
Bimbo Eitan Squadron Israeli Air Force is the newest division of UAVs in the Air Force and one of the most dalnedeystvuyuschih. According to the Air Force commander Major General Ido Nehushtan, the drone was doing testing of new abilities, when in flight had a broken wing. According to him, the incident will be carefully investigated and the appropriate action will be taken. Nehushtan added that Eitan has a tremendous future in the Air Force. "This UAV was conceived 20 years ago, when Israel was subjected to rocket attacks from Iraq. This development is coming to the current time on weapons has tremendous future"- Added Nehushtan.