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April 26, 2001 | From Associated Press
Five days after his missionary plane was gunned down by a Peruvian military fighter, the scent of gunpowder and burning metal are still fresh in Kevin Donaldson's memory. "The shots hit us out of nowhere and the cockpit filled with smoke," the pilot told Associated Press in an interview Wednesday from his hospital bed. "The smell is something that will stay with me for a long time."
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April 26, 2001 | From Associated Press
Five days after his missionary plane was gunned down by a Peruvian military fighter, the scent of gunpowder and burning metal are still fresh in Kevin Donaldson's memory. "The shots hit us out of nowhere and the cockpit filled with smoke," the pilot told Associated Press in an interview Wednesday from his hospital bed. "The smell is something that will stay with me for a long time."
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April 23, 2001 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A CIA crew flying a narcotics surveillance mission over the Amazon misidentified a small aircraft carrying a family of U.S. missionaries as a possible drug smuggling operation, prompting the Peruvian air force to shoot down the plane, a senior U.S. intelligence official said Sunday.
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April 23, 2001 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A CIA crew flying a narcotics surveillance mission over the Amazon misidentified a small aircraft carrying a family of U.S. missionaries as a possible drug smuggling operation, prompting the Peruvian air force to shoot down the plane, a senior U.S. intelligence official said Sunday.
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