Assaf Ramon

Ramon's fighter jet crashes near Hebron; cause still unknown, Jersualem Post

"IAF officer Lt. Assaf Ramon, 20, the son of Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon who died in the 2003 fatal Columbia mission, was killed on Sunday after the F-16 he was piloting crashed into the southern Hebron hills. IAF commander Maj.-Gen. Ido Nehushtan and head of the IDF Manpower Division Avi Zamir personally went to the pilot's mother, Rona Ramon's house to deliver the news. IDF Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen. Gabi Ashkenazi also visited the Ramon residence early Sunday night to offer his condolences."

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