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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183542
Last updated: 27 August 2019
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Date:13-JAN-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31 Navajo B
Owner/operator:Principe Zurqui SA
Registration: TI-ATR
C/n / msn: 31-677
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cuatro Esquinas, Puerto Morazán, Chinandega Department -   Nicaragua
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Tobías Bolaños International Airport, Pavas, Costa Rica (MRPV)
Destination airport:Punta Islita Airport, Punta Islita, Nandayure Canton, Costa Rica (MRIA
Narrative:
The crashed plane, used for smuggling cocaine, was found abandoned by Nicaraguan law enforcement officers. The crew abandoned the aircraft, in which the National Police found 83 blocks of cocaine weighing 89 kilos. The plane was originating from Costa Rica.

Sources:

1. http://www.ticotimes.net/2016/01/13/nicaragua-seizes-cocaine-on-board-small-aircraft-from-costa-rica
2. https://translate.google.nl/translate?hl=nl&sl=es&tl=en&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.elnuevodiario.com.ni%2Fnacionales%2F382161-abandonan-avioneta-89-kilos-cocaina%2F
3. https://www.jetphotos.com/photo/8616112


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jan-2016 10:59 gerard57 Added
14-Jan-2016 11:00 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
14-Jan-2016 13:10 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator]
23-Oct-2017 18:47 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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