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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Friday 9 October 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic M28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
PZL-Mielec M28 Skytruck
Operator:Unknown
Registration: YV1769
C/n / msn: AJE001-02
First flight: 1995
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Las Minas (   Honduras)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged while landing on a soggy airstrip in Las Minas, Honduras with about 4000 kgs of cocaine on board. The remains were trucked away by the Honduran military authorities and later seen at Tegucigalpa-Toncontin Airport (TGU) where it was stored without wings, tail fin and engines.

Sources:
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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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