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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269831
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:23-NOV-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PIVI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Pipistrel Virus
Owner/operator:Unknown/Illegal Operation
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Murcielago, Santa Elena, Guanacaste -   Costa Rica
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An unregistered Pipistrel Virus crash landed and nosed over in a private farm near Santa Elena, Guanacaste. Security personnel found no traces of the pilot/s, but a bag with a handy and GPS. Authorities of the Drug Control Police (PCD) along with K-9 units and police of the Air Surveillance Service tracked down the home of a suspect involved in the aircraft. At the house, they found 93 kilos of cocaine, cash, and a firearm. They were able to locate the suspect, who was attempting to hide from the authorities while the search was being conducted.

Sources:

https://twitter.com/The_LAAHS/status/1463251359231324165
https://www.diarioextra.com/Noticia/detalle/464901/criador-de-ganado-esconde-droga-de-avioneta

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Nov-2021 21:31 poxipol Added
25-Nov-2021 17:48 bobsuruncle Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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