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£5 Million of Cocaine Seized From Plane at Breighton Aerodrome


3:09pm 19th November 2014

Thirty four kilograms of cocaine, estimated to be worth around £5 million, has been seized from a light aircraft at Breighton Aerodrome.

It was found by officers from the Border Force at the airfield on Monday.

Today, a man appeared in court after being charged with attempting to import class A drugs.

51 year old Andrew Wright from Barlow, near Selby, appeared at Leeds Magistrates Court earlier and has been remanded in custody until his next appearance at Leeds Crown Court next month.

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