Plane Crash Site is Cordoned Off As A Crime Scene

All text and images in this article courtesy of Lincoln Eiley of Corozal Realty.

Corozal – On March 8th, we reported that a Cessna plane had plunged into the Pueblo Nuevo lagoon in the Corozal District. BDF and Corozal Police have cordoned off the crash site and treating it as a crime scene.

Official report is that on Friday March 8th, 2013 Corozal Police and Belize Special Assignment Group conducted a search for an airplane that had crash landed in the Pueblo Nuevo area Corozal District. On that date at about 2:00 P.M. they found a white air plane with blue and gold stripes CESSNA brand, single engine with mark XB-LGX (5) seater with its wheels up in a lagoon. The plane was located about one mile south of the Pueblo Viejo ferry and about a mile and a half west of the New River. Nothing or no-one was found in the plane or in the area. Police investigations continue. BDF and Corozal Police have been standing guard and on high alert.

One eye witness accounts that early Friday night March 1st a plane was heard flying over the Pueblo Nuevo ferry and shortly after a loud crashing noise was heard and the airplane’s engine could no longer be heard thereafter.



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