Haim Giron was supposed to testify in the corruption process against Israel’s ex-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Now Giron and his wife have had a fatal accident.
According to information from Israel, a witness was killed in a trial against ex-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when a small plane crashed in Greece. The victims of the crash were Haim and Esther Giron, a 69-year-old couple from Tel Aviv, said the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Haim Giron, former vice director of the communications ministry, was due to testify in a trial involving Netanyahu.
Netanyahu is accused of To have benefited media moguls in return for positive reporting. Giron should testify to allegations that the former head of government is said to have negotiated advantageous reporting with a telecommunications company in return for political decisions in favor of the company.
Witness claims to have heard two explosions
According to the civil aviation authority in Greece, the private Cessna C182 was en route from the Israeli city of Haifa to the Greek island of Samos on Monday. Accordingly, the machine disappeared from the radar shortly before the planned landing on Samos.
According to the agency responsible for aircraft accident investigations, a fisherman testified that he had seen the crash and heard two explosions. The cause of the accident is still unclear, said head of the authorities Ioannis Kondilis. The wreck is therefore in 33 meters of water.