Date & Time: Dec 14, 1986
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The aircraft was completing an illegal flight from Santa Marta to Cat Island, Bahamas, carrying two pilots and a load of 500 kilos of cocaine. After entering illegally the Dominican Republic Airspace, the aircraft was shot down by the pilot of a Dominican Air Force A-37 and crashed in the sea off Cabo Rojo. Both occupants were killed.
Shot down by a Dominican Air Force A-37 during an illegal flight.