מחבר: ברית אלמוג
Keep search tributes: underwater marine missions in the past month after Deputy Yakir Naveh, who crashed with his plane in May 1962. Lieutenant Neve, which served as a guide in a pilot course, crashes during training flight over the Lake together with his apprentice, flew late 16th encouraged cotton … years are coming to Warriors of the underwater marine task unit, in cooperation with the air force, the Deputy searches Neveu. Over the years, found the remains of his plane, a plane carrying equipment and personal information, and to finding the bottom of the sea continue.
“The underwater marine task unit Director «searches a month each year when the air force are conducting an investigation and we do the search and detection activities,” explained the Commander of the task unit, a Lieutenant Colonel testified Kaufman. “Over the years we’ve narrowed the search area, so that this year we are looking over the fall of the cockpit, and we couldn’t find a seat of Deputy fractions NAWA and parts of the cockpit itself. After previous years found among others his gun, his watch and private parts of the pilot’s helmet.
Diving days start at 5 a.m. and ends in darkness. Every day conducted the study findings to decide where to dig next. «Work is simple and is done according to a mapping of underwater ילת”ם built in search, the same large field soccer. “The search for Lieutenant Neve in challenging conditions,” said Lt. Col. Kaufman. “The sea is not normal behavior, and see the ground zero area. Searches made using tactile detection capabilities of divers, while dealing with the cold and the Administrator Guide found on the ship. It’s a tough job that requires professionalism and experience.
Lieutenant Yakir Naveh crashed his plane into the sea of Galilee for a reason that is unknown to this day. Most aircraft, sells, including rescue equipment, steering system and a pilot. When the accident conducted searches in the sea of Galilee for about a week, but they were unsuccessful and the Deputy’s body found no OASIS The pilot’s body was found a year encouraged cotton after the accident. After finding the spike in 1999 it was decided to renew the search for Lieutenant Yakir Naveh, for one month each year working only certified underwater marine missions to find the remains.
Translated from Navy website