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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 200231
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:17-NOV-1986
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C404 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 404
Owner/operator:Unknown (illegal flight)
Registration: HK-2756-P
MSN: 404-0663
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Playa Hermosa de Montezuma -   Costa Rica
Phase: En route
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Tulúa (16.11./21:30)
Destination airport:Oaxaca, Mexico
Narrative:
Crash-landed in sea 50 meters from beach after occupants dropped cocaine bags (250-500 kg) over beach. Occupants vanished. Airplane discovered next morning. Occupants captured same day. Airplane pulled out of sea with damaged front part, propellers and undercarriage and abandoned after instruments removed.

Sources:

La Nación 19 November 1986, p1+10A/20 November 1986, p10A/21 November 1986, p10A/18 December 1986, p10A

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

7 Sep 1997 HK-2756P unk


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Oct-2017 19:59 TB Added
29-Oct-2019 15:21 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]

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