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Estado:- (No safety board investigation)
Fecha:domingo 17 enero 2016
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
IRMA/Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander
Registración: (N90460)
Numéro de série: 820
Año de Construcción: 1977
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Corral Viejo (   Colombia)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Ilegal
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
A Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander, carrying false registration marks 'N90460' was destroyed when it was strafed by the Colombian Air Force.
The aircraft entered Colombian airspace without authorization and proceeded to land at an airstrip where it was met by a car. The Colombian Air Force suspected the aircraft was involved in a smuggling operation and strafed the plane while it was on the ground.

The aircraft was believed to be msn 820 that was stolen while registered XC-JDN and flying for the Mexican Geological Survey.

» Aviation Letter 596
» Colombian Air Force


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