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Fell in the helicopter disaster in Shear Yeshuv.

1976 - 1997

Son of Aliza and Avishi, born on the 20th of 1977 (14.10.1976) in Moshav Magadim, the third son in a family of three children.
Noam enlisted in the IDF in November 1994, for a month's training and continued his course of study which he completed with great success. When he returned to the military framework in July 1995, Noam began serving in the 9th Company of the Nach'al Brigade, Orev Nach'al. Noam served as a dedicated and highly professional medic, who instilled peace and security in his comrades.

On the 28th day of Shavat 5777 (4.2.97) the helicopter disaster occurred over Shaar settlement where two helicopters that were on their way to Beaufort and Dalat bases in Lebanon collided. Noam and his team were on their way to the Beaufort outpost. All 73 soldiers who were in the two helicopters perished.

Of blessed memory

Sergeant Noam Etzioni

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