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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172696
Last updated: 1 November 2019
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Date:03-JAN-2015
Time:
Type:unknown airplane, light
Owner/operator:Unknown (illegal flight)
Registration: XB...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Tisure moor of Parque Sierra Nevada, Mérida State -   Venezuela
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Human remains as well as cocaine were found together with debris of a plane in the Parque Sierra Nevada by Venezuelan authorities on 3 January 2015.
The date of the crash and the registration of the plane is unknown.
It is presumed that the crash of the plane took place a few days before the debris was localized.

Sources:

https://twitter.com/vladimirpadrino
https://diariolavoz.net/2015/01/04/localizan-89-panelas-de-cocaina-en-avioneta-siniestrada-en-merida-fotos/
http://www.2001.com.ve/en-la-calle/consiguen-89-panelas-de-cocaina-en-avioneta-siniestrada-en-merida-.html
http://www.eluniversal.com/nacional-y-politica/150106/narco-plane-crashes-in-southwest-venezuela


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jan-2015 08:38 gerard57 Added
05-Jan-2015 08:39 harro Updated [Embed code]
05-Jan-2015 09:37 gerard57 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
10-Jan-2015 13:05 gerard57 Updated [Location, Source]
01-Nov-2019 20:49 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
01-Nov-2019 20:49 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]

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