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Israel grounds F-35 squadron

**Source: israelnationalnews.com

Oct 11, 2018 2:21 PM - 1+ week ago

Description: Israel joins nations all over the world in grounding F-35 fleet after the jet's first-ever crash in September showed a systems malfunction....

Excerpt: Israel grounds F-35 squadron Israel joins nations all over the world in grounding F-35 fleet after the jet's first-ever crash in September showed a systems malfunction. Tzvi Lev, 11/10/18 20:21 F-35 breaking sound barrier iStock The Israeli Air Force decided to ground its fleet of F-35 fighter jets after the plane's first ever crash last month in North Carolina. During the crash, the Marine Corps F-35B was completely destroyed. A post-crash investigation found that a faulty fuel pipe in the engine caused the crash, leading the US to ground all of it's F-35 planes until they can be given the once-over. Following the crash, Israeli Air Force Commander Amikam Norkin decided to take extra precautions and test all of Israel's F-35 'Adir' fighter jets as well, despite the fact that Israel uses a different model than the US. Testing is expected to take several days, after which the planes will return to full operation. The IDF stressed that the F-35 is ...

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