The Iran Contra Affair First Revealed when Pilot Eugene Hasenfus is Shot Down Over Nicaragua While Delivering Arms & Cocaine to the Contras

The (Iran) Contra affair is first revealed on this date when pilot Eugene Hasenfus is shot down over Nicaragua while delivering arms to the Contras (and quite likely cocaine if it had made its way back to the U.S.). Hasenfus admits to being CIA, a claim immediately publicly refuted by CIA insiders as General John Singlaub of […]