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May 6, 2015 11:39 am

Israeli Diplomat Tweets Pic of Saudi Passenger Jet at Ben-Gurion Airport

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Israeli diplomat David Dadonn purports to show Saudi jet at Ben-Gurion International Airport. Photo: Screenshot

A Saudi Arabian passenger jet landed at the international airport in Tel Aviv on Wednesday for technical repairs, a photograph posted on Twitter by an Israeli diplomat purported to show.

“At the Tel Aviv airport, a Saudi Arabian Airbus landed today, arriving for technical repairs,” tweeted David Dadonn, Israeli ambassador in the Foreign Ministry’s Middle East Department.

Dadonn, who was Israel’s ambassador to Chile until 2014, posted the picture on Wednesday afternoon. It shows a Saudi Arabian Airlines’ passenger jet taxiing on the tarmac, which Dadonn said is Ben-Gurion International Airport.

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  • Eric R.

    Not a big deal. If an Iranian jet had to land in an emergency, the Israelis would just fix it and send it on its way — I just wouldn’t want to be the pilot that landed it.

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