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Last updated: 22 September 2020
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Date:Sunday 19 April 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-700A
Operator:private
Registration: N700NW
C/n / msn: 257063/NA0246
First flight: 1979
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Las Cruces, Petén (   Guatemala)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A twin jet aircraft crashed in a wooded area near Las Cruces, Petén, Guatemala. The aircraft was destroyed and two occupants were found dead at the scene. Additionally, packages were found near the wreckage that contained at least 762 kilos of cocaine.

A section of the tail shows part of a colour scheme that matches BAe-125-700A N700NW. This aircraft was tracked by Flightaware on a flight to Chetumal, Mexico, the day before. Distance from Chetumal to La Libertad is about 260 km.

Sources:
» dca.gob.gt
» ensegundos.com.pa


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