Venezuelan fighters shot down an American plane penetrated the Venezuelan airspace

The Venezuelan army announced Wednesday evening, that its fighters shot down a plane bearing an American registration number after it penetrated the airspace of Venezuela.

The CEAFANB Strategic Command said, in a brief statement posted on Twitter, that the “Unified Space Air Defense Command spotted the night of July 8 in the country’s airspace with a plane with a registration number belonging to the United States and it was neutralized according to the law by our military aircraft”.

“CEOFANB” indicated that the plane was smuggling drugs across the country’s airspace.

The Venezuelan strategic leadership released photos of the burning plane moments after it was shot down, with registration number N339AV on it.