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Date:Wednesday 25 August 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
Operator:Unknown
Registration: registration unknown
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:Guardatinajas, Francisco de Miranda, Guárico (   Venezuela)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane was forced to land in a field by an F-16 jet of the Venezuelan Air Force, sustaining substantial damage.
The plane was engaged in smuggling drugs.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» aporrea.org


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Beech King Air

  • 3550+ built
  • 167th loss
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