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Last updated: 15 October 2021
Date:Sunday 27 September 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic CL60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CL-600-1A11 Challenger 600
Registration: N100QR
MSN: 1043
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sur del Lago region, Zulia (   Venezuela)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Venzuelan forces located the burned wreck of a Canadair Challenger jet at on a clandestine runway on the banks of the Catatumbo River, in the Sur del Lago Maracaibo region, near the border with Colombia.
The aircraft had been engaged in illegal activities, likely drug trafficking.

Damaged on the ground



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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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