Suspected drug plane bursts into flames in Mexico after highway landing

Suspected drug plane bursts into flames in Mexico after highway landing

By Naveel Krishant
Tuesday 07/07/2020

A jet aircraft suspected of carrying illegal drugs has been destroyed by fire after landing on a highway in southern Mexico.

Military Officials say a lorry packed with 390kg of cocaine was found nearby in the state of Quintana Roo.

The plane had been detected by the Mexican military as it entered Mexican airspace and was followed by military jets.

Troops were dispatched to the landing site but there are no reports of arrests.

[Source: BBC]



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