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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186949
Last updated: 13 April 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U206G Stationair
Registration: CP-1818
C/n / msn: U206-06556
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Valle de Pichis Palcazu, Provincia de Oxapampa -   Peru
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
A Bolivian registered Cessna plane loaded with at least 70kg of Cocaine was forced to land by Peruvian authorities.
The plane veered of the landing strip and the nose wheel collapsed.

A gunfight between the drug-smugglers and peruvian military lasted for "a couple hours".

The Cessna plane was (intentionally ??) set on fire and was consumed by flames. The 58-year old pilot, a Bolivian citizen, was arrested after having been shot-wounded by the police. The other smuggler managed to escape into the jungle.
70kg of cocaine could be confiscated by Peruvian antinarco authorities, they stated that up to 300kg might have been on board.


Revision history:

04-May-2016 19:10 Medevac Added
04-May-2016 19:11 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
04-May-2016 19:34 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
05-May-2016 00:11 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Source]
08-May-2016 06:43 Anon. Updated [Operator]

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