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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 268213
Last updated: 25 October 2021
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Date:30-SEP-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic C402 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 402B
Owner/operator:
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Between Oviedo and Pedernales -   Dominican Republic
Phase:
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An unmarked Cessna 402B aircraft was forced down by Super Tucano aircraft from the Dominica Republic Air Force in the vicinity of Oviedo and Pedernales. The aircraft was conducting narcotics trafficking. 275 bricks of narcotics were recovered from the scene and authorities are still looking for the pilots.

Sources:

https://dominicantoday.com/dr/local/2021/09/30/dominican-warplanes-force-drug-aircraft-to-land/
https://elnuevodiario.com.do/se-accidenta-avioneta-con-supuesta-droga-en-pedernales/
https://costaverdedr.com/se-estrella-avioneta-con-175-paquetes-de-cocaina-por-la-zona-de-pedernales-autoridades-persiguen-ocupantes/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Sep-2021 16:08 bobsuruncle Added
30-Sep-2021 16:12 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
30-Sep-2021 16:26 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Narrative]
30-Sep-2021 23:27 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]

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