Authorities of the National Civil Police (PNC) located a private Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159 Gulfstream III jet with registration unknown on an illegal strip in Guatemala near Chico de Chamorro, Retalhuleu
The jet was set afire after landing in a wooded area
La Policía Nacional Civil Informa:
Vecinos de la localidad el Chico de Chamorro, Retalhuleu escucharon una avioneta que aterrizó en una pista clandestina, en seguimiento a la investigación se realizaron recorridos se logró ubicar, semidestruida, la PNC se ha hecho presente. pic.twitter.com/3VmEQhkEnn
— PNC Guatemala (@PNCdeGuatemala) May 18, 2019
The authorities reported that they received a warning from the community about the landing of the aircraft in a clandestine airstrip in the area
Óscar Pérez, the spokesman of the Ministry of Defense (Mindef), said that the flight of the aircraft was not detected by the Army radars.
A team from the Subdirectorate General for Analysis and Counter-Narcotics Information (SGAIA) and prosecutors from the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) carry out the survey of the area.
Later, in a search operation of the Army, which included air, sea and land forces, five boats were located in the mangroves of Ocós, San Marcos.
Inside the boats, they located approximately 25 cells with alleged drugs. The merchandise, according to the military forces, would be transferred by sea and could be related to the aircraft incinerated and located in Retalhuleu.
It seemed that the Aircraft was used for illegal drug supply
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