DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. October 5, 2016, 9:37 PM (IDT)
An Israeli pilot was killed Wednesday afternoon when his F-16 fighter plane caught fire and crashed at the Ramon Base in the Negev after an operation. The navigator who ejected landed safely. Air force commander Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel has ordered an investigation.
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