ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 148

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Over 260 pilots said to have stopped reporting for volunteer duty to protest overhaul

File: Israeli Air Force pilots walk to their plane during the 'Blue Flag' international exercise at the Ovda airbase in southern Israel on October 24, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)
File: Israeli Air Force pilots walk to their plane during the 'Blue Flag' international exercise at the Ovda airbase in southern Israel on October 24, 2021. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90)

Another 120 reservists have informed the Israeli Air Force they will not show up for volunteer duty, according to the Kan public broadcaster.

The broadcaster says some 830 IAF reservists have now taken such a step, including over 260 pilots, and reports a signifiant drop in the number of reservists at the air force’s flight school.

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