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  5/27/2013, Sivan 18, 5773

Body of Missing Ultralight Pilot Found in Arava

The body of a pilot who was reported missing, hours after the Sunday-morning takeoff of his ultralight aircraft from the 'Ein Verd airstrip in the Sharon region, northeast of Tel Aviv, has been found next to the community of Tzukim, in the Arava area of southern Israel.

After the takeoff, a suicide note was found in his home. He was the object of a massive search.