Bern, 30.09.2016, the Federal Council of Switzerland has decided to cancel Axalp, Public Air Force Live Fire training for 2016. The reasons of the cancellation are the two accidents in the Swiss Air Force with three deaths within four weeks. Last Wednesday, at 28th of September, a Super Puma helicopter has crashed near Gotthard, and a month earlier an F/A-18 Hornet crashed at Susten. Three people were killed in these accidents.
Axalp would have been organised at 12-13 of October this year.