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Barcelona: Argentine private medevac plane arrested with 900k on cocaine

Friday, January 7th 2011 - 00:47 UTC
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Sons of the retired Argentine brigadier Julia were detained Sons of the retired Argentine brigadier Julia were detained

Civil Guard officers based at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport have seized almost one ton of cocaine from a private medevac plane which recently landed at the airport, on a flight from Cabo Verde.

The plane was found to be carrying a cargo of more than 900 kilos of cocaine, which is believed to have been loaded on board the aircraft in Cabo Verde itself. The plane is owned by the Argentinean company ‘Medical Jet’.

Three suspects have been taken into custody: the two pilots and a third person who was travelling with them on the flight.

It’s understood from the EFE news agency that both of the pilots are Argentinean and that one is one of the main shareholders in Medical Jet. He is named by the press in Argentina as Gustavo Juliá and his co-pilot as Gastón Miret.

Gustavo Juliá is the son of the former chief of the Argentinean Air Force, retired Brigadier José Juliá.


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  • Think

    As a matter of fact there were four sons of high ranking air force officials in that plane.
    Four criminal bastards.
    Sons of military bastards.
    Fathers and sons purged from the government by the Kirchner’s years ago.

    Jan 07th, 2011 - 01:30 am 0
  • privatejet

    The private jet aviation has emerged enormously this year and many businessmen and companies started chartering the jet.

    Jan 07th, 2011 - 01:40 am 0
  • xbarilox

    Nice, what these articles don't say is that European narcos will get really angry about this. Lust for cocaine is everywhere, even in Europe, yes sir! I can see the face of Mexicans behind this. In BsAs there are lots of Mexican narcos.

    Jan 07th, 2011 - 01:52 am 0
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