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Last updated: 13 November 2019
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Date:Friday 25 October 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:private
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Palajuy˙, Sipacate, Escuintla (   Guatemala)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 200 Super King Air was found to have crash-landed in Guatemala after an illegal flight in Guatamalan airspace. The aircraft likely originated from Honduras.
Upon arriving at the landing site, the Guatemalan army was attacked with high-powered firearms. Following a shoot-out, the army found 1,5 tons of cocaine on the aircraft, along with a large amount of weapons and ammunition.

Sources:
» lared.com.gt
» tiempo.hn
» proceso.hn


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