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        1/29/2012, Shevat 5, 5772

      IAF Commander: UAV Crashed due to 'Tearing of a Wing'


      Air Force Commander Ido Nechushtan said, Sunday evening, that the  crash of an unmanned aerial vehicle during the day, near Gedera, was caused by a torn wing. He added, "Beyond that, I suggest waiting for the conclusions of the investigation."

      The general said that "The UAV belongs to the Air Force and was given to aerospace industry for a test flight. This morning's flight was to develop new technologies."