Cocaine found on Caribbean Airlines flight
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr 26, CMC – Caribbean Airlines (CAL) Friday confirmed that a quantity of cocaine had been found on one of its planes that was due to depart for the United States.
It said that the drugs were found in the cargo section and placed among chilli peppers on flight 480 bound for Florida.
CAL communications manager Clint Williams told reporters “I can confirm some drugs were found” adding that they were discovered during the routine check of the airline.
Media reports said that while the name and address of the person to whom the package had not been disclosed, but that a man was being sought by the authorities.
The quantity of cocaine and the street value have not been disclosed.