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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Date:Sunday 27 October 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream American G-1159 Gulfstream II SP
Registration: (N530GA)
MSN: 247
First flight: 1979
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 511
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vista Hermosa, Ixcán (   Guatemala)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A Gulfstream II jet was observed illegally entering Guatemalan airspace. The aircraft landed on a strip close to the Mexican border. Cargo was offloaded and armed men set the aircraft on fire before the Guatemalan Army arrived.
The aircraft was presumed to have been carrying narcotics.

Damaged on the ground



photo of Gulfstream-III-
accident date: 27-10-2019
type: Gulfstream III
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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