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Breaking: Plane Carrying Brazilian Football Team Crashes In Colombia

A plane carrying a South American football team has crashed in Colombia at around 10.15pm. The flight was transporting the Brazilian side Chapecoense to Medellin airport when it disappeared off radar.

There were 72 passengers and 9 crew on board the charter plane, which was carrying the team to their match against Atletico Nacional. Officials from Jose Maria Cordova International Airport reported only six survivors in a statement.brazilA video shared on Twitter claimed to show the moment the plane disappeared from view on flight radar.

According to Daily Mirror, the plane reportedly crashed due to lack of fuel and tt is thought to have come down in Cerro Gordo in the municipality of La Union.

Colombia has been hit by heavy storms which are hampering rescue efforts. A statement from the airport said;

“The site of the accident is only accessible by land due to climatic conditions and low visibility,”

“The Colombian Air Force deployed a search and rescue helicopter which had to cancel the mission due to the adverse conditions.

“According to the authorities the police are mobilizing all possible help since they are reporting six survivors.”

There have reportedly been a number of fatalities although an exact number is as yet unknown.brazils-chapecoense-players-pose-for-piHowever, the commander of La Union fire department said at least 10 people have been injured and are being evacuated from the scene.

More details later…

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  • Kenny D Osonwa

    Soo bad, insufficient fuel, this is carelessness. ..

  • Cornel Nwankwo

    Awwwwwww
    That’s so bad

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    Pilot no sabi say fuel no plenty before e take off

  • Mezzy Gilbert

    This is not good o

  • Very very bad news…chai

  • emekachilaka

    this na bad news

  • chika bibian

    Bad news

  • Olovo Obinna

    Jesus christ………what happen…that’s huge n national disaster in the sporting world

    • Cornel Nwankwo

      A huge one for that matter

  • Mohammad Isah

    That’s a very sad one

  • vivian Ify

    This is reallly bad…..
    I pray God saves them alll

    • Mohammad Isah

      Don’t ask God for impossible things, or else u get disappointed

      • Olovo Obinna

        Nothing is impossible with my God, , I don’t know about ur God

        • Mohammad Isah

          No No no..please let the sleeping dog lie

          • Olovo Obinna

            Lol

          • Kenny D Osonwa

            If the dog like it can stand, once it bites no one.

          • Mohammad Isah

            It’s just a wise word

      • vivian Ify

        Hmmmm…what is so impossible about what I askd of him…..
        Is anything impossible for God???

        • Mohammad Isah

          Asking God to rescue everyone in a plane crash is an impossible task u know..how do u want dt to happen?

        • Kenny D Osonwa

          Nothing oooo

      • Mezzy Gilbert

        Isaaaaah!nothing is impossible for God

      • Cornel Nwankwo

        Lolzzzzz

      • Kenny D Osonwa

        Oga with God all things are possible..

        • Mohammad Isah

          B rational in thinking..not all are possible

  • WillieBravo

    Hmmmm

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