A Charter Aircraft Carrying Brazilian Football Players Crashes In Columbia
A plane from Brazil carrying 72 people, including members of Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense and nine crew on board has crashed in Columbia. Initial report said that plane had crashed possibly around 10:15 pm local time, due to lack of fuel, when it was on its way to Medellin’s International Airport but it is not clear what caused the crash yet although it appeared that the weather was bad in the area. Local media in Colombia reported that the plane was flying as low as 150 feet before the accident.
In a statement, the management and emergency team at José Maria Córdova airport in Rio Negro, Colombia, said there had been some survivors. Local media reports that soccer team was scheduled to play Copa Sudamerica finals against Atletico Nacional on Wednesday in Medellin.
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