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Documentation: Arkia plane landed at Ben Gurion Airport in the background of Iron Dome interceptions - voila! news

2023-12-09T20:38:20.958Z

Highlights: Passengers could watch from the window of the plane the Iron Dome system intercept the barrage. Fans of aircraft photography documented the landing, which ended peacefully, without the plane having to linger in the sky. Residents of Or Yehuda, Savyon and Kiryat Ono near the airport compound, along with other communities in the center and the lowlands, are staying in the safe room following a red alert alert. Ben Gurion Airport recorded a slight recovery in passenger volumes last week, and on Thursday 22,137 people passed through it.


An Arkia flight from Eilat landed yesterday at Ben Gurion Airport in the midst of a rocket attack from Gaza on Gush Dan. The passengers could watch from the window of the plane the Iron Dome system intercept the barrage. Fans of aircraft photography documented the landing, which ended peacefully, without the plane having to linger in the sky, as happened in previous launches


Landing of a plane at Ben Gurion Airport in the background of rocket interceptions from Gaza/Walla system!

It was an experience that Arkia flight passengers from Eilat will not forget: as the Ambair plane lowered to land at Ben Gurion Airport, they could watch from the window, in wonder and apprehension, the Iron Dome system intercepting a barrage of rockets launched by Hamas from Gaza.

A video taken by fans of airplane photography ("spotters") shows the plane lowering over Yehud to the runway at Ben Gurion Airport, while residents of Or Yehuda, Savyon and Kiryat Ono near the airport compound, along with other communities in the center and the lowlands, are staying in the safe room following a red alert alert.

Interception of the Iron Dome/Reuters system

Iron Dome's ability to accurately identify rocket targets allowed the pilots to complete the landing safely, without having to receive an order from the control tower to cut off contact and "go around," as had occurred in some previous launches of the war.

Ben Gurion Airport recorded a slight recovery in passenger volumes last week, and on Thursday 22,137 people passed through it, the highest number in the past month, on <> international incoming and outgoing flights.

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Source: walla

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