ASN Aircraft accident Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159A Gulfstream III N42FL Victoria 3, Retalhuleu
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Status:Little or no information is available
Date:Friday 5 November 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159A Gulfstream III
Registration: N42FL
MSN: 416
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Victoria 3, Retalhuleu (   Guatemala)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
In the evening of 4 November 2021 a Gulfstream III, registration N42FL, illegally entered Guatemalan airspace and landed on an illegal landing strip near Victoria 3, Retalhuleu.
The plane was secured by Guatemalan law enforcement officers but no drugs were found. On 5 November 2021 the airplane was set on fire and destroyed by Guatemalan law enforcement officers to make it unfit for further use.

The aircraft was tracked by Flightradar24 departing Aruba-Reina Beatrix Airport (AUA) on November 4, about 20:30 UTC, with Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands as planned destination.



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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