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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 225960
Last updated: 5 February 2020
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Date:08-JUN-2019
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Owner/operator:Unknown (illegal flight)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Laguna del Tigre, Peten -   Guatemala
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An abandoned plane was found by law enforcement agents. The plane had been used for transporting drugs. The plane sustained some damage (nose gear collapse) upon landing.
It was subsequently set on fire by law enforcement officers.

Registration marks N454SC were applied to the aircraft. Where as this registration is currently official used by a PA-31-350P Mojave it was falsely applied.

Sources:

https://www.prensalibre.com/ciudades/peten/avioneta-es-abandonada-en-una-pista-clandestina-en-laguna-del-tigre-en-peten/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Jun-2019 05:39 gerard57 Added
09-Jun-2019 07:13 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total occupants, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
09-Jun-2019 11:33 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
29-Oct-2019 17:01 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]

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