Jewish Journal


Tag: Pilot

View the most popular tags overall?

  • In first, haredi woman accepted to El Al’s pilot training program

    August 21, 2015 | 9:42 am

    Israel’s national airline, El Al, accepted a haredi Orthodox woman into its pilot training program.

    Identified in Israeli media only by her first name, Nechama, the new recruit is a mother of three children in her early 30s from a town near Jerusalem, the news site www.ch10.co.il...

  • Israeli crash victim’s family blames airline for letting allegedly suicidal co-pilot fly

    March 27, 2015 | 8:20 am

    The family of the Israeli feared killed in the crash of Germanwings flight 4U 9525 accused the airline of failing to monitor its staff.

    French and German officials are investigating why co-pilot Andreas Lubitz on Tuesday flew the Airbus 320 into the French Alps, killing all 150...

  • Jewish pilot goes down in California

    November 29, 2010 | 2:26 pm

    A Facebook page in memory of a Jewish pilot who was killed when his plane crashed in California has amassed more than 100 messages, as well as photos and videos.

    Ben Glattstein, 28, a graduate of Moriah College in Sydney, was flying from America to Australia to be a groomsman at his...

  • Israeli pilot Assaf Ramon buried next to astronaut father

    September 14, 2009 | 4:22 pm

    Israeli pilot Assaf Ramon was buried next to his father, astronaut Ilan Ramon, a day after he was killed in a training accident.

    Ramon, 20, who was made an Air Force captain posthumously, died Sunday in a crash in the Hebron Hills while flying an F-16 aircraft as part of advanced...

  • Shul playground pays tribute to young pilot

    By Roberto Loiederman

    June 19, 2008 | 2:32 pm

    In mid-April about 300 people gathered at Valley Beth Shalom (VBS) for the dedication of Mark Air, a large, eye-catching structure in the nursery school play area. With its colorfully painted slides, tunnels and swings, its portholes and decorative elements, Mark Air is a...