Accident Grumman American G-1159 Gulfstream II N987SA,
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Date:Monday 24 September 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman American G-1159 Gulfstream II
Owner/operator:Donna Blue Aircraft Inc.
Registration: N987SA
MSN: 172
Year of manufacture:1975
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Spey 511
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:2 km from Tixkokob -   Mexico
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Cancún Airport (CUN/MMUN)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The Gulfstream bizjet was circling the Mexican town of Tixkokob. When being chased by Mexican military helicopters, the crew carried out a crash-landing. No bodies were found in the wreckage, but soldiers found 132 bags containing about 3.6 tons (3.3 metric tons) of cocaine.


Cocaine-laden plane crashes in Mexico jungle (Reuters 24-9-2007)
Scramble 343



photo (c) Drewski2112; Seattle-Boeing Field International Airport, WA (BFI/KBFI); 29 August 2007; (CC:by-nd)

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