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6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Thu Aug 12, 2021 9:03 pm

https://industry-update.com/6-5-kg-of-c ... rt/113390/

Shocking that we get another one of THESE stories, in addition to the 18 girls getting kicked off DL, the boy who was duct taped by AA, etc..
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Thu Aug 12, 2021 9:34 pm

According to Trinidad Express, the six-and-a-half kilograms of cocaine was discovered on the aircraft, a BW 738 that was flying from POS to MIA. The media outlet reports that the drugs were found “in the baggage carrier area.” Some drug dealer is out half a million and isn't going to be to happy. If I had to guess it was an inside job from one of the ramp workers at POS. Back in the 80s, this was a weekly occurrence at MIA.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Thu Aug 12, 2021 10:15 pm

Good job by the authorities to secure 5.6 kg of cocaine.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Thu Aug 12, 2021 10:15 pm

Only 6½ kilos? I guess the remainder got taken off in time.

What do drug dealers call "The War On Drugs"? Price supports.

Okay, in all seriousness, what steps are taken when a plane comes in from a country the U.S. considers "a drug producer"? I mean, aside from the screening of all people, how much of a plane is actually searched for illicit substances?
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Thu Aug 12, 2021 10:46 pm

My first thought is 650kg or 6.5 tones cocaine
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Thu Aug 12, 2021 10:55 pm

mxaxai wrote:
Good job by the authorities to secure 5.6 kg of cocaine.


I see what you did there!
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Thu Aug 12, 2021 11:01 pm

piedmontf284000 wrote:
According to Trinidad Express, the six-and-a-half kilograms of cocaine was discovered on the aircraft, a BW 738 that was flying from POS to MIA. The media outlet reports that the drugs were found “in the baggage carrier area.” Some drug dealer is out half a million and isn't going to be to happy. If I had to guess it was an inside job from one of the ramp workers at POS. Back in the 80s, this was a weekly occurrence at MIA.


I remember the stories about the late night Braniff DC8's that the dealers mules use to ride up from South America and stick the baggies of coke behind the floor vent panels and then get off in MIA clear customs, reboard and fly to Dallas and retrieve the package before arrival.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Thu Aug 12, 2021 11:33 pm

EAL planes had lots of Peruvian marching powder in them, strike froze them before getting removed. DL and CX was supposed to have discovered some in the L10s they bought.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 3:39 am

mxaxai wrote:
Good job by the authorities to secure 5.6 kg of cocaine.

both kilos have been placed in the evidence locker
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 3:48 am

silentbob wrote:
mxaxai wrote:
Good job by the authorities to secure 5.6 kg of cocaine.

both kilos have been placed in the evidence locker


For every large seizure that hits the newspaper, at least 10 large seizures that are dealt with quietly!
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 12:33 pm

Boeing757100 wrote:
https://industry-update.com/6-5-kg-of-cocaine-found-on-caribbean-airlines-737-at-miami-airport/113390/

Shocking that we get another one of THESE stories, in addition to the 18 girls getting kicked off DL, the boy who was duct taped by AA, etc..


I'm not sure what's so shocking about it, or why you're lumping this into the recent uptick in reports of unruly fliers. Drug smuggling aboard commercial aircraft has been an issues for decades.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 12:41 pm

Very classy.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 1:58 pm

I hear Miami Vice theme music in my head.

https://youtu.be/dEjXPY9jOx8
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:00 pm

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
EAL planes had lots of Peruvian marching powder in them, strike froze them before getting removed. DL and CX was supposed to have discovered some in the L10s they bought.

A friend of mine bought a used VW bus and years later discovered a big bag of marijuana in one of the door cavities. Guess the previous owners forgot about it. Luckily the van was never examined by a drug sniffing dog while the bag was in there.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:36 pm

silentbob wrote:
mxaxai wrote:
Good job by the authorities to secure 5.6 kg of cocaine.

both kilos have been placed in the evidence locker[/quote

That made me snort.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:41 pm

This happened on Spirit one time. Their flights started operating 3 days AHEAD of schedule...
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:54 pm

Revelation wrote:

A friend of mine bought a used VW bus and years later discovered a big bag of marijuana in one of the door cavities. Guess the previous owners forgot about it. Luckily the van was never examined by a drug sniffing dog while the bag was in there.


When I bought my house 20 years ago, there was a downstairs closet that didn't get emptied. I found a bag of weed in a box of sex toys. I threw out the sex toys. :champagne:
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 2:59 pm

I will trade you 6.5 KG of Coke for 20 Tons of Hash.

https://gcaptain.com/watch-police-raid- ... s-of-hash/
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 6:33 pm

wingman wrote:
That made me snort.

Apparently you weren't alone.
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Fri Aug 13, 2021 7:12 pm

G'day

mxaxai wrote:
Good job by the authorities to secure 5.6 kg of cocaine.


Fascinating, so a city like New York will be short of supplies for half an hour or maybe 20 minutes, the country as a whole likely for less than a minute. An economic disaster :banghead:

Cheers

Peter
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Sat Aug 14, 2021 2:17 am

mxaxai wrote:
Good job by the authorities to secure 5.6 kg of cocaine.

I thought it was 6.5 pounds. Good thing they noticed their error…
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found in 737 that landed in Miami

Sat Aug 14, 2021 2:17 am

Heavierthanair wrote:
G'day

mxaxai wrote:
Good job by the authorities to secure 5.6 kg of cocaine.


Fascinating, so a city like New York will be short of supplies for half an hour or maybe 20 minutes, the country as a whole likely for less than a minute. An economic disaster :banghead:

Cheers

Peter

You missed his joke…
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Sat Aug 14, 2021 4:40 am

We still hate the new color scheme. Ras Shorty I was right, 'watch out my children'.

In other news;

https://www.caribbean-airlines.com/#/caribbean-experience/media-releases
"As the airline continues the phased introduction of its commercial schedule; from August 16, Caribbean Airlines will begin non-stop service between Trinidad and Orlando, Florida, as well as Trinidad and St Lucia. Flights to both Orlando and St Lucia will operate twice weekly, every Monday and Friday with same day return services."


Announced August 13th.
Commencing August 16th.
Why rush?
 
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Re: 6.5kgs of cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines 737 at Miami

Sat Aug 14, 2021 5:50 am

I would not want to be part of the Ramp crew scheduled to work that flight. Some 3 letter agencies are going to be knocking on your door

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