60 Minutes was given unprecedented access to the three-year investigation that toppled the cartel.
Producer Howard L. Rosenberg, left, and cameraman Chris Albert wear body armor while onboard a helicopter. The protective gear was worn throughout the raid.
There are thousands of labs like this across Colombia. They're easy to build and easy to conceal.
"You couldn't see it unless you knew it was there," said 60 Minutes cameraman Don Lee, pictured here holding a handful of coca leaves.
60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan returns from the raid.