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Ron Arad, The Israeli air force navigator MIA.

Born: May 5th 1958
Birthplace: Israel
Parents: Dov & Batya (Deceased)
Wife : Tami
Children: One daughter, Yuval
Captured: October 16, 1986
Last Contact: September, 1987

Prisoner of War: Last known to be held by the Shiite organization Amal
-The story: On October 16 1986, The Israeli air force navigator, Captain Ron Arad, bailed out of his plane on a mission in Lebanon and was captured by members of the Iranian-backed Shiite group, Amal. Since then, Ron has been held captive by a various of factions and groups, all of them extremist Shiite groups, backed by Iran.

It is known from a letter he wrote that Ron was not in good health after he was captured. Since May 1988, however, nothing is known about him...his state of health, his whereabouts, his captors...nothing.

The Winograd commission set up in 2002 by Israeli defense minister Shaul Mofaz and chaired by the

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Added: Jul-9-2007 
By: liorasis
Iran, News, Middle East
Tags: ron, arad, israeli, iaf, israel, mia, navigator, hezbollah, lebanon, terror, missing, in, action,
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