Sunday, September 13, 2009

Father & Son Killed in Separate Mid Air Tragedies

President Shimon Peres presented Assaf Ramon with the award for excellence at Ramon's graduation ceremony from flight school. On September 13, 2009 Ramon died when his F-16 crashed near Mount Hebron six years after his father, Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut, died re-entering Earth on the space ship Columbia.

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