JERUSALEM, March 21- The Israeli air force said on Friday it was suspending training flights using U.S.-made F-16I fighter jets after finding a suspected cancer-causing substance in the /br /Israel informed Lockheed Martin Corp , the U.S. defence contractor that manufactures the F-16, that formaldehyde residues were leaking into the cockpit, the military said in a /br /”Tests have shown that the substance is formaldehyde, which was recently identified as a carcinogen,” the statement /br /The two-seater F-16I, known in Israel as the “Storm”, was designed specifically for the Israeli air /br /”The air force has passed the information to the aircraft manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, and tests are being coordinated with the company,” the statement /br /An army spokeswoman said only training flights would be grounded.

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