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Colombian government coca verification flight from Tumaco airfield east into the jungle of Nariño.
Flying in a Colombian army Blackhawk helicopter, with an escort of three Huey helicopter gunships. Using GPS devices, Colombian authorities verify the presence of coca farms deep in the leftist-guerilla FARC-held jungle. On this list of 15 suspected coca farmers all but 2 farms checked have coca.
In each location, coca was found. This is 'hot' mission needing to fly low for visual verification. On the previous day the helicopter was hit twice by FARC ground-fire.

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Colombian government coca verification flight from Tumaco airfield east into the jungle of Nariño.<br />
Flying in a Colombian army Blackhawk helicopter, with an escort of three Huey helicopter gunships. Using GPS devices, Colombian authorities verify the presence of coca farms deep in the leftist-guerilla FARC-held jungle. On this list of 15 suspected coca farmers all but 2 farms checked have coca.<br />
In each location, coca was found. This is 'hot' mission needing to fly low for visual verification. On the previous day the helicopter was hit twice by FARC ground-fire.