Accident Piper PA-32RT-300 Lance II I-GRMP, Saturday 10 May 2014
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Date:Saturday 10 May 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic P32T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-32RT-300 Lance II
Owner/operator:Unknown (illegal flight)
Registration: I-GRMP
MSN: 32R-7885243
Year of manufacture:1978
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Beach at Divjake, Lushnje district, Fier -   Albania
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Tirana Int'l (TIA/LATI)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The aircraft, a Piper PA-32RT-300 Lance II, on an apparent drug trafficking operation, experienced the collapse of the left main and nose landing gear upon landing on the beach west of Divjake in the Lushnje district of Fier county, about fifty miles southwest of Tirana. The airplane sustained substantial damage and the sole pilot onboard was not injured.
A shipment of 460 kilos of cannabis was subsequently seized by the Albanian police.


Revision history:

10-May-2014 23:48 Geno Added
11-May-2014 06:42 ridgerunner Updated [Registration]
11-May-2014 14:20 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
11-May-2014 23:40 Geno Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
13-May-2014 19:31 Anon. Updated [Date]
21-Jan-2016 12:36 Anon. Updated [Damage]
29-Oct-2019 17:06 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]

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