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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217767
Last updated: 15 February 2020
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Date:12-NOV-2018
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-220T Seneca V
Owner/operator:Unknown (illegal flight)
Registration: false reg.
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Laguna del Tigre, Peten -   Guatemala
Phase: Standing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The plane was intercepted by Guatemalan law enforcement agents as it was transporting drugs. The plane was forced to land. Two occupants were killed in a shooting, a third was arrested.
According to some reports the plane was subsequently destroyed by the authorities.

Photos of the aircraft show part of a U.S. registration: N1(6, 8, 9, or 0)1M(E or F). None of the possible marks match a Piper PA-34 on the U.S. register.

Sources:

https://dca.gob.gt/noticias-guatemala-diario-centro-america/cocaina-incautada-ayer-en-peten-suma-258-kilos/
https://lared.com.gt/el-ejercito-intercepta-avioneta-en-peten/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2018 09:12 gerard57 Added
15-Nov-2018 08:43 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Source, Narrative, Plane category]
15-Nov-2018 15:14 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type]
16-Nov-2018 22:19 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
29-Oct-2019 17:00 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]

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