Breaking NewsIsraelDefense/SecurityMiddle EastTerrorism BREAKING: IDF Helicopter Down in Southern Israel By Jewish Breaking News - August 7, 2017 0 665 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter tweet Illustrative: An IAF Apache helicopter, at Hatzerim Air Base in Israel, December 25, 2014. (Tsafrir Abayov) An IAF chopper has gone down in Southern Israel. Reports that the pilot had died and one other in critical condition is unconfirmed. The IDF has declared a media blackout on the incident. Developing story… Updated information HERE.