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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248010
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:18-FEB-2021
Time:18:53 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Lorenzo, Esmeraldas province -   Ecuador
Phase: Take off
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
An aircraft performing an illegal flight was detected by Ecuadorian Armed Forces between Maldonado and Concepción, Esmeraldas province. Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano aircraft were sent, detecting an illegal runway, where the plane had landed.
The aircraft was later set afire.

Sources:

Statement from the Ecuadorian Air Force:
https://twitter.com/n_larenas/status/1362846533947973637/photo/1
https://www.elcomercio.com/actualidad/avioneta-sustancias-ilicitas-incinerada-esmeraldas.html
https://www.expreso.ec/actualidad/san-lorenzo-esmeraldas-localiza-avioneta-incinerada-posibles-drogas-99107.html
https://www.teleamazonas.com/encuentra-una-avioneta-incinerada-en-esmeraldas/

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Feb-2021 20:59 poxipol Added
19-Feb-2021 21:01 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Feb-2021 21:38 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Embed code]

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