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Last updated: 10 August 2020
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Date:Monday 15 June 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II
Operator:private
Registration: N27SL
C/n / msn: 84
First flight: 1970
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 511
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Machiques de Perijá, Zulia (   Venezuela)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Gulfstream II jet on an illegal drug trafficking flight reportedly crashed while landing on an illegal airstrip. Venezuelan armed forces reported having subsequently 'neutralized' the aircraft.
Local media reports indicate that one Mexican national was killed and one was transported to hospital with injuries.

Sources:
» elpitazo.net
» mundo.sputniknews.com


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