IDF updates procedures following spate of fatal mishaps

Increased incidence of fatal firing accidents leads IDF to prohibit weapons-related exercises that include pointing weapons at persons.Mordechai Sones, 10/23/2017, 10:43 PM

Soldier killed in training accident granted officers rank

IDF Chief of Staff posthumously promotes Avinoam Cohen, who was killed when an IDF vehicle overturned during a training accident last month.Uzi Baruch, 10/17/2017, 4:31 PM

Soldier Avshalom Armoni laid to rest

Funeral of officer killed in training accident yesterday takes place at Har Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch, 9/28/2017, 1:48 PM

'The Jewish People lost a pure soul'

Sister of soldier killed in training accident gives birth hours after accident, arrives at funeral in a wheelchair.Orli Harari, 9/27/2017, 10:24 PM

Victims of deadly IDF training accident identified

Avshalom Armoni, 22, of Beit Horon and Avinoam David Cohen, 22, of Jerusalem identified as the two IDF soldiers killed in training accident.David Rosenberg, 9/27/2017, 1:02 PM

IDF officer, soldier killed in training accident

Two killed, four injured in training accident in Golan Heights.David Rosenberg, 9/27/2017, 8:57 AM

Soldier wounded in southern Israel

IDF soldier moderately wounded by bullet that was discharged during an exercise. The incident is being investigated.Ido Ben Porat, 9/26/2017, 12:30 AM

Training accident in the Golan

Tank overturns, injuring three soldiers. IDF opens investigation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/13/2017, 11:27 AM

Commander reprimanded after 20 soldiers injured by grenade

2 other soldiers jailed after smoke grenade explodes during training exercise.Gary Willig, 9/12/2017, 6:04 PM

Pilots reported problem before deadly helicopter crash

Pilots of doomed helicopter flight which left 1 dead reported problem with vehicle 9 minutes before disaster.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2017, 5:12 PM

Pilot killed in training accident

Second pilot suffers very serious injuries in helicopter crash.Gary Willig, 8/8/2017, 2:22 AM

Again: Soldier injured by stray bullet on base

IDF soldier accidentally shot in third incident in 2 months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/26/2017, 7:39 PM

Why was live ammunition used for a training exercise?

Investigation shows IDF regulations ignored during training exercise. Soldier involved in accidental shooting of officer in state of shock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2017, 12:59 PM

IDF officer killed in Hevron to be laid to rest Wednesday

22-year old David Golovenchich from Efrat, who was shot and killed in Hevron Tuesday, to be laid to rest at IDF cemetery at Har Herzl.Uzi Baruch, 7/5/2017, 8:21 AM

IDF officer killed in Hevron

IDF officer killed in misfire incident during drill in Hevron. Military Police is investigating.Uzi Baruch, 7/5/2017, 12:06 AM

IDF soldier seriously injured in training accident

IDF soldier seriously injured while training at a base in southern Israel. The incident is under investigation.Kobi Finkler, 9/27/2016, 6:11 AM

Tank suffers direct hit in serious training accident

Tank hit by shell fired by another tank crew in Golan Heights - but soldiers miraculously escape injury.Uzi Baruch, 3/31/2016, 2:50 PM

IDF soldier collapses and dies in training

In tragic training mishap, new recruit dies day after enlisting in Givati Brigade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2016, 10:15 PM

Watch: Thousands at funeral of officer killed in accident

Thousands gather to pay final respects to First Lieutenant Yishai Rozales, who was killed at the Tze'elim Base.Eliran Aharon, 1/7/2016, 1:44 AM

Border Policeman Killed by Accidental Gun Discharge

Second Sergeant Avi Grunov, 19, killed in apparent accidental discharge from another soldier's gun.Kobi Finkler, Gil Ronen, 1/14/2015, 1:33 PM

Near-Disaster as Soldier’s Parachute Fails

Quick-thinking soldier survives near-disaster in training; IDF investigating.Maayana Miskin, 2/11/2014, 5:11 PM

Soldiers Hurt in Golan Explosion

Four soldiers injured in explosion during training, two in serious condition.Maayana Miskin, 12/10/2013, 4:16 PM

Soldier Badly Injured After Fainting in Training Exercise

An IDF soldier was badly injured Sunday afternoon when he fainted during a training exercise.David Lev, 8/18/2013, 9:41 PM

Video: Aircrew Rescued at Sea after IAF F-16 Crashes

The jet was on a training flight when its engine failed. It fell into the sea after the crew ejected safely.Gil Ronen, 7/7/2013, 6:13 PM

IDF Identifies Soldier Killed in Accident

IDF releases name of soldier killed in accident. Soldier died while clearing land mines.Maayana Miskin, 5/22/2013, 8:20 AM

IDF Soldier Killed in Training Accident

An IDF soldier was killed Tuesday night in a training exercise when a mine he was handling explodedDavid Lev, 5/21/2013, 10:12 PM

Soldier Wounded in Golan Accident

An IDF officer was moderately hurt when hit by an armored vehicle.Maayana Miskin, 1/30/2013, 1:06 PM

Chief of Staff’s Helicopter Evacuates Injured Soldier

A soldier who suffered moderate wounds in a training exercise Sunday was evacuated by the helicopter of the Chief of Staff. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/16/2012, 2:02 PM

Mother of Injured Soldier: Only Miracle will Save Him

Yonatan Ben Yishai was run over by a Merkava tank in the Golan as he slept.Gil Ronen, 8/28/2012, 2:18 PM

Soldier Critically Injured in Training

The IDF halted all training in the Golan Heights Monday after a soldier in the Tank Unit was critically injured in an accident. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/27/2012, 2:08 PM