The details published here are just a fraction of what Plumlee knows about U.S. government actions in Central America. He can rattle off names of pilots and the secret, illicit missions they flew until the listener’s eyes glaze over.
Plumlee and Cooper had flown together in the 1950s and 1960s in the Golden Triangle area, where Thailand, Burma and Laos converge. These flights were in support of Chiang Kai-shek’s Chinese nationalist guerillas.
Posted April 5, 1990
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San Diego pilot Tosh Plumlee flew narcotics for contras and other warlords - maps, names and dates