- 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.