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Burnt aircraft found in Orange Walk District

The Belize Police Department confirmed this morning that an aircraft was discovered between the villages of Hillbank and Indian Church in the Orange Walk District. According to Assistant Commissioner of Police Joseph Myvette, who is in charge of National Crimes Investigation Branch, the discovery was made early this morning.

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head NCIB

“Sometime this morning, an aircraft was discovered partially burnt, somewhere between Indian Church and Hillbank Villages in the Orange Walk District. Police are now on the scene investigating that matter. At this time the investigation is in its very very early stages, police was acting on an information from someone and police may well be on the ground at this time to commence their investigation.”

Hipolito Novelo, Love News Reporter

“Sir you mentioned that the plane was partially burnt do you know whether or not investigators on the scene have found illegal items in the area?”

ACP Joseph Myvette, Head NCIB

“No. Not that I know about at this time.”

The area is notoriously known for covert plane landings linked to the international drug trade.