Date & Time: Jul 3, 2012 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31 Cheyenne
Operator:
Registration:
PT-OFH
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
MSN:
31-7920034
YOM:
1979
Country:
Honduras
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Crew was performing an illegal flight with 600 kilos of cocaine on board. Accident occurred in unknown circumstances in the Olancho Province, Honduras. As the copilot was injured, the captain was killed in the crash. Aircraft was carrying a Colombian flag at the time of the accident, with a Brazilian registration.