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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 264613
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:25-JUN-2021
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic AC50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Aero Commander 500
Owner/operator:Private
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Monkey River area -   Belize
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An Aero Commander 500 landed in a mangrove forest in the Monkey River area. The plane apparantly was transporting drugs. Upon arrival of Belizean law enforcement officers, the drugs had already been offloaded.

Sources:

https://edition.channel5belize.com/archives/220551
https://www.breakingbelizenews.com/2021/06/25/police-find-another-suspected-narco-plane-pilots-showed-exceptional-skill-landing-in-mangroves/
https://solquintanaroo.com/cae-narcoavion-en-belice/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
26-Jun-2021 10:56 gerard57 Added
26-Jun-2021 11:00 gerard57 Updated [Source, Damage]
26-Jun-2021 11:44 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Jun-2021 11:47 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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