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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Plane Carrying Brazilian Football Team Crashes in Colombia

A chartered aircraft with 81 people on board, including a Brazilian first division soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport.




Aviation authorities said there are reports of at least six survivors.

"It's a tragedy of huge proportions," Medellin Mayor Federico Gutierrez told Blu Radio on his way to the site in a mountainous area outside the city where aircraft crashed.

Aviation authorities said the British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, operated by a Bolivian charter airline named Lamia, declared an emergency at 10 pm Monday (0300 GMT) due to an electrical failure.

Authorities and rescuers were immediately activated but an air force helicopter had to turn back because of low visibility.

They urged journalists to stay away from the hard-to-access zone and stay off the roads to facilitate the entry of ambulances and rescuers. The area has been hit by heavy rains in recent days.

An ambulance transporting a male passenger with oxygen and covered in a blanket arrived on a stretcher to a local hospital, Blu Radio reported. He was apparently alive.

The aircraft, which made a stop in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, was transporting the first division Chapecoense soccer team from southern Brazil.

The team was scheduled to play Wednesday in the first of a two-game Copa Sudamericana final against Atletico Nacional of Medellin.

The plane was carrying 72 passengers and nine crew members, aviation authorities said in a statement.

Local radio said the same aircraft transported Argentina's national squad for a match earlier this month in Brazil, and previously had transported Venezuela's national team.

A video published on the team's Facebook page showed the team readying for the flight earlier Monday in Sao Paulo's Guarulhos international airport.

The team, from the small city of Chapeco, was in the middle of a fairy tale season. It joined Brazil's first division in 2014 for the first time since the 1970s and made it last week to the Copa Sudamericana finals - the equivalent of the UEFA Europa League tournament - after defeating Argentina's San Lorenzo squad.

From telegraph


40 comments:

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    1. Jeez may their souls rest in peace and may God console their families and the country at large

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  2. This is very bad, my condolence to them all




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  3. So sad RIP😒😒😒

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  4. So sad...
    Prechos Jesus, plis comforth dia familys.

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  5. Thats sad mehn...RIP to the dead..

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  7. hmmmmm what a sad day for all. May God console the families.

    No where is safe again ooo. RIP to the team and God's healing to those who survived.

    Chai may we never receive bad news this period Amen.

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  8. This is sad... I pray they all survive

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  9. OMGoodness. This is all shades of bad news.

    Lord please have mercy and rest their souls. It's well o πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‘πŸ˜‘

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  10. This is so sad. May the souls of the departed rest in peace.

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  11. Oh no not again. God havr mercy.

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  12. This is really sad. R.I.P to the dead.

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  13. this is really sad

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  14. Jeez. Only 6 survived? Such a tragedy. May their soul RIP.

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  15. Kai!!!! What a great loss.RIP to the departed

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  16. So sad.

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  17. So sad. Eternal rest grant unto them oh Lord and let thy perpetual light shine on them. May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen!

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  18. Sad! May the souls of the departed rest in perfect peace

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  19. So sad, rip to the departed ones

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  20. God help their souls. What a tragedy.

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  21. May God grant their loved ones strength to overcome this.

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