• Mexico’s Secretary of National Defense said the military confiscated 1,356 kilos of cocaine from a jet on Friday
  • The bust took place after the small plane was detected in Mexican air space
  • Fighter jets guided the  Dassault Falcon twin engine aircraft to Palenque International Airport in the southern state of Chiapas
  • The shipment is worth $18 million in Mexico but has a value of $65 million in the United States

The Air Force jets were dispatched after a Dassault Falcon twin engine was detected in Mexico’s air space early Friday, the Secretary of National Defense said.

The plane was escorted to a dirt field next to Palenque International Airport in Palenque, Chiapas. 

Mexico's Secretary of National Defense confiscated $65 million worth of cocaine after its military fighter jets intercepted a plane in Mexican airspace on Friday
Mexico’s Secretary of National Defense confiscated $65 million worth of cocaine after its military fighter jets intercepted a plane in Mexican airspace on Friday
The seized drugs were separated into 1,205 bundles and packaged into 41 large bags
The seized drugs were separated into 1,205 bundles and packaged into 41 large bags