Authorities investigate abandoned plane in the Galapagos Islands

A plane was abandoned in the Galapagos Islands, the afternoon of January 8, 2021. – Photo: DGAC

Authorities investigate abandoned plane in the Galapagos Islands

Abandoned plane in the Galapagos Islands investigated On the afternoon of Friday, January 8, 2021, a plane landed without authorization at the northern head of the airport on Isabela Island. There is a detainee.

A Cessna Conquest II type aircraft landed, without authorization from aeronautical officials, in the northern part of the Isabela airport in the Galapagos Islands.

The incident occurred on the afternoon of Friday, January 8, and the authorities suspect that the license plate of the plane was cloned.

After landing, the passengers left the plane, according to a report from the General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGAC).

At the moment, the officials of the Prosecutor’s Office continue with the pertinent investigations to find all the occupants of the plane and determine the circumstances of the landing.

The Minister of Government, Patricio Pazmiño, reported on his Twitter account that there is a detainee as part of the investigations.

The DGAC also notified the Police and the Navy to carry out further inquiries. On the other hand, the Isabela airport was reopened on the morning of January 9.

See the original coverage from Primicias.ec at: https://www.primicias.ec/noticias/lo-ultimo/avioneta-abandonada-islas-galapagos/


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