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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Date:Sunday 15 November 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II SP
Registration: N104VV
MSN: 53
First flight: 1969
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Spey 511-8
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:Caño Amarillo, Catatumbo (   Venezuela)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Venezuelan National Guard found a Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II jet that had been set on fire on a clandestine airstrip in Catatumbo, Venezuela. Near the aircraft several drums of jet fuel were found.
The aircraft likely had been used to transport narcotics.



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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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