Incident Embraer EMB-720C Minuano PT-EYL, 18 Jan 2023
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 305968
 
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Date:18-JAN-2023
Time:c. 07:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer EMB-720C Minuano
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: PT-EYL
MSN: 720100
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Caporanga, Santa Cruz do Rio Pardo, SP -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot of an Embraer EMB-720C Minuano was intercepted by Embraer EMB-314 (A-29) Super Tucano's of the FAB (Brazilian Air Force) and landed in a rural area of Caporanga, municipality of Santa Cruz do Rio Pardo, São Paulo. When the police arrived at the scene, the two occupants had fled and are being sought.
Inside the Aircraft, more than 500 kilos of cocaine base paste was found.

Sources:

https://g1.globo.com/sp/bauru-marilia/noticia/2023/01/18/aviao-que-fez-pouso-forcado-em-area-rural-do-interior-de-sp-levava-cocaina-e-foi-perseguido-pela-fab-tripulacao-fugiu.ghtml
https://www.metropoles.com/sao-paulo/policia-sp/aviao-com-cocaina-perseguido-por-caca-da-fab-faz-pouso-forcado-em-sp
https://oantagonista.uol.com.br/brasil/aviao-perseguido-pela-fab-faz-pouso-forcado-em-sp/
https://sistemas.anac.gov.br/aeronaves/cons_rab_resposta.asp?textMarca=PTEYL


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jan-2023 07:30 cleberjc Added
19-Jan-2023 09:35 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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