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Hull-loss description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 26 September 2005
Time:ca 18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic G159 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I
Operator:Unknown
Registration: YV-1020
C/n / msn: 106
First flight: 1963
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 529-8X
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near San Andrés (   Colombia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The G-159 was detected on an illegal airstrip by Colombian Air Force planes. Two tons of cocaine were being loaded onto the plane when the two Cessna A-37 Dragonfly jets and a Bell 212 Rapaz helicopter destroyed the runway as well as the airplane. The airplane was considered damaged beyond repair and set afire by the authorities.

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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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