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During the landing of a Hercules transport plane, one of the four engine’s rotor blades breaks and penetrates the aircraft’s hull. Inside the plane, returning from a transport mission to a base in the center of the country were seven airman who were injured in the incident. Following the accident, the IAF commander, Major General Danny Halutz, appoints a committee to examine the causes of the incident and instructs the ceasing of further Hercules training activities. Release date 18.08.2003