posted on Nov, 8 2004 @ 03:55 PM
The Transportation Security Administration has issued an alert about a missing crop duster stolen in Mexico. There are not saying whether this is a
terrorism incident or not. They are asking anyone who has seen the missing aircraft to contact the proper authorities.
The Transportation Security Administration issued an advisory on Friday that a Piper PA 25 Pawnee crop-dusting aircraft was stolen from Ejido
Queretaro, near Mexicali, Mexico, on Nov. 1. "Although there is currently no indication that this has any connection to terrorist activity," the TSA
said, "the theft is cause for concern. Past information indicates that members of al-Qa'ida may have planned -- or may still be planning -- to
disperse biological or chemical agents from cropdusting aircraft." Please visit the link provided for the complete story.
The aircraft is registered in Mexico and the tail number is tail number XBCYP
If you see this aircraft contact General Aviation Hotline at
(866) 427-3287, any suspicious activity should also be reported at the following number: TSA General Aviation Hotline at 866-GASECUR (866-427-3287).
It is reported that the aircraft was stolen November 1st, and although they are not claiming that this is terrorist related, they have stated that Al
Qaeda "may have planned, or may still be planning, to disperse biological or chemical agents from cropdusting aircraft."
[edit on 8-11-2004 by deeprivergal]