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2 Mexicans and Haitian Arrested in Mysterious Plane Crash Case in Saint-Jean-Du-Sud

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On Saturday, Haitian authorities proceeded with the arrest of three individuals in connection with the mysterious crash of an airplane in a rural part of Haiti.

The men were not arrested at the scene but hours after the plane was downed on a Saturday afternoon in Saint-Jean-Du-Sud. The 3 men, 2 Mexicans and a Haitian were arrested at about 8PM that evening.

Commissioner of the Government of Les Cayes, Ronald Richemond, said the 3 men were arrested at Catagena Avenue in Les Cayes. They have been identified as Vargas Flores Andres, 42, and Villeda Avila Juan Jose, 37, who would have piloted the plane and a Haitian taxi-motorcycle driver Jimmy Archil.

Commissioner Richemond explained that, according to the statements of the two Mexican pilots, they had taken off from Belize to Venezuela to recover a shipment of narcotics for delivery to Guatemala. As the plane was halfway through the left engine of the plane broke down and forced the pilot to make an emergency landing in Haiti, the nearest place on the route.

However, this version is contradicted by several testimonies claiming that a commodity was landed and taken in an unidentified car before the arrival of the agents of the Anti-Trafficking Brigade (BLTS).

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2 Mexicans and Haitian Arrested in Mysterious Plane Crash Case in Saint-Jean-Du-Sud