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Brazilian Plane Crash: Chartered Flight with 81 on Board Including Brazil’s Football Team Chapecoense Crashes

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The Brazilian plane carrying 81 people including football team Chapecoense from South Brazil has crashed in Colombia. 22 members of the football team including crew members and other passengers have on board and the plane has crashed on its way to Medellin due to technical problems. Aviation authorities reported that six people may be survived.

Medellin International Airport authority has confirmed that a chartered aircraft with Chapecoense football squad from South Brazil along with few passengers was intricate in a serious emergency on its way to Medellin city.

The official statement regarding how many on board survived is not yet declared. Airplane Authorities said, it is a British Aerospace 146 chartered plane operated by a Bolivian charter airline named Lamia declared an emergency at 10 PM Monday (0300 GMT) due to an electrical failure.

Plane Carrying Brazilian Nation Football Team Chapecoense Crashes in Colombia: 81 People on Board Travelling from Bolivia to Medellin

It was crashed near Jose Maria Cordova International Airport in Rionegro due to electrical failures, said in a statement. Aviation authorities and rescuers team were immediately responded but an air force helicopter had to turn back due to bad weather and low visibility.

The chartered Airplane Lamia made a stop in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Here, the Chapecoense Football team consists of 22 members were boarded. The team was scheduled to play Copa Sudamericana final against Atletico Nacional of Medellin on Wednesday.

The Plane was carrying 72 passengers and nine crew members, authorities mentioned in a statement. The same airplane used to transport Argentina’s national squad for a match in Brazil earlier this month.

The Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense from the south Brazil joined Brazil’s first division in 2014. The team beat Argentina’s team San Lorenzo squad in semi-finals and went to finals to face to face Copa Sudamericana on Wednesday. Unfortunately, the Brazilian plane Lamia crashed in Colombia along with 81 members.

Medellin Mayor Federico Gutierrez said, “Brazilian Airplane Crash is a huge tragedy. Blu Radio on his way to the site in a mountainous area outside the city where aircraft crashed.”

Here is the Video of Chapecoense Football team getting ready for the flight earlier Monday in Sao Paulo Guarulhos International Airport

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zogRIAeqt54

Plane Carrying Brazilian Nation Football Team Chapecoense Crashes in Colombia: 81 People on Board Travelling from Bolivia to Medellin

Colombia Plane Crash with Brazil Nation Football Team (Chapecoense)

Colombia Plane Crash: LMI2933 Operated by LAMIA Crashed 30KM Just Before its Destination

The charted plane flying from Bolivia crashes, this aircraft is en route to Medellin airport. The plane is boarded with 81 people including the members of Brazil’s Chapecoense Football Team. The details are still unclear, and according to some reports, there are survivors.

Airport Officials says “The chartered plane, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense football team.” The team is travelling for their final of Copa Sudamericana against Medellin team Atletico Nacional.

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Chapecoense were scheduled to play their first leg of the Copa Sudamericana and final against Colombian side Atlético Nacional. As per the schedule, the match is to be played on 30 November 2016 in Medellin. The second lag back in Brazil on 7 December 2016.

As per the sources, Plane is carrying 72 passengers along with 9 crew members has crashed in the hilly region outside the city. The crash has happened 30 KM away from the airport before midnight with the local time (05:00 GMT).

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