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VIDEO: Desperate measures

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A crew of drug runners were shuttling their contraband in a go-fast boat when Panamanian narcotics officers joined them in hot pursuit.

As the criminals desperately seek to escape, one jettisons at least 12 bags of cocaine before they run out of water and apparently leap overboard, allowing their boat to run full throttle onto the shore. It strikes several buildings in a waterfront town.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection P-3 aircraft was tracking the boat off the coast of Panama, and it posted the dramatic aerial show online.

Panamanian police eventually arrested the drug runners and recovered cocaine with an estimated street value of $360 million, according to a report by India Today news.