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Last updated: 18 October 2017
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Date:Sunday 19 October 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman American G-1159 Gulfstream II
Operator:Unknown
Registration: XB-NKS
C/n / msn: 114
First flight: 1972
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Calabozo (   Venezuela)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Gulfstream jet that violated Venezuelan airspace was destroyed by military forces, according to a statement by the Defense Minister of Venezuela, Vladimir López Padrino.
The statement did not reveal if the airplane was shot down or if it was destroyed on the ground. However, the photo of the burned out wreck suggests it was destroyed on the ground.

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Sources:
» Noticaribe, 30-10-2014


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