Saying good-bye to Ran Pekker, the legendary IAF combat pilot

Legendary Israel Air Force pilot Ran (Ronen) Pekker died on Saturday at the age of 80 and was laid to rest on Sunday in his native village of Kfar Vitkin.

Ran’s record is astounding. He led a premier Mirage squadron in the 1967 Six Day War, playing a key role in the victory that changed the face of the Middle East to this day.


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