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April 20, 2005

Aero-News Quote Of The Day (04.20.05)

"The traffickers tried to take off again to escape, but they were shot down for violating air safety regulations that say a landing craft has priority over one taking off." Source: A spokeswoman for the Brazilian Federal Police, commenting on the shoot-down of a twin-engine GA aircraft near the border with Uruguay on Sunday. The 65-year old pilot, a suspected drug smuggler, was killed. His 50-year old passenger was wounded -- and arrested.

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