ASN Aircraft accident British Aerospace BAe-125 registration unknown Río Catatumbo
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Status:Little or no information is available
Date:Sunday 12 September 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
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:Río Catatumbo (   Venezuela)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
An unidentified British Aerospace BAe-125 jet was found burned on a clandestine airstrip in Venezuela. It had likely been used to transport drugs.
The wreck was found at an undisclosed location on the banks of the Catatumbo River, a 340 kilometres long river that runs from the Colombia-Venezuela border area into Lake Maracaibo.



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