14 February 2018

N425PQ Impounded

N425PQ (msn 680-0517), a Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign owned by Textron Aviaition Finance Corp [Wichita, KS], has been impounded at an FBO on the south ramp, yesterday, after officers from the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) made a surprise inspection on the business jet. Aboard the Citation, were six passengers headed for the Philippines, including the pastor of a Filipino Christian mega-church. The officers discovered over $350,000 in cash, and parts for military rifles. The pastor was detained by CBP, and later left Honolulu on a commercial flight; while a local resident aboard the aircraft was arrested, and taken into custody.

Further details in this Hawaii News Now article.

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