May 27, 2019
- Egypt Sent Military Helicopters to Battle Wildfires in Israel – Anna Ahronheim
More than 70 years after the last Spitfires of King Farouk’s Royal Egyptian Air Force were seen in the skies above Ashdod (then Isdud) and 40 years since Israel and Egypt signed a peace treaty, Egypt’s Air Force was back on Friday, this time for a different kind of fight with their former enemy.
Cairo came to Jerusalem’s aid, sending two Mi-8 transport helicopters to battle brush fires which broke out in Israel’s south. (Jerusalem Post)