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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122932
 
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Date:30-JUN-2009
Time:
Type:unknown airplane, small
Owner/operator:Unknown (illegal flight)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:in sea off the Dominican's southern coast -   Dominican Republic
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A small plane carrying 265 pounds of cocaine plunged into the ocean and killed one person, Dominican authorities said Wednesday.

Police are looking for others who might have survived Tuesday's crash off the country's southern coast, said Maj. Gilberto Delgado Valdez with the National Drug Control agency.

He said authorities on land and at sea were tracking the plane, whose pilot was expected to air drop the drugs but likely decided to set down on the water, possibly because the plane ran out of fuel.


Sources:

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/07/01/world/main5127964.shtml?source=RSSattr=World_5127964


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Jun-2011 14:25 gerard57 Added
07-Jun-2011 14:39 gerard57 Updated [Date]
29-Oct-2019 15:53 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Narrative]
01-Nov-2019 17:24 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Location]

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