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29 Nov 2016

BREAKING NEWS:Plane Carrying Brazil "Chapeconse" Team Crashes In Colombia. Many Feared Dead

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A plane carrying about 72 passengers which included members of the
Brazilian football team Chapeconse has crashed in Colombia.

Early unconfirmed reports said only 6 people survived.

According to GuardianUK, the plane – a British Aerospace
146 short-haul plane pictured
above– started its journey in
Sao Paulo, Brazil, at 3.35pm in
the afternoon local time. It
made a stop in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, a bustling economic
hub in eastern Bolivia, later
that day before setting off for
Colombia. The José Maria Córdova
airport statement said that at
10pm, an aeroplane travelling
from Santa Cruz declared an
emergency because of
electrical failures between the municipalities of la Ceja
and la
Unión. At the moment we
know that the disaster
happened in Cerro Gordo
the municipality of La
Unión and that there
were 72 passengers and nine crew aboard,
including the football
team Chapocoense Real.
There are reported to be
six survivors." Local media in Colombia
reported that the plane was
flying as low as 150 feet
before the accident. According to the local news
site mioriente.com, La
Unión's fire chief has said
that at least 10 people were
being tended to at the
accident site. A state of emergency has been declared in the area and two
Colombian airforce
helicopters have begun
searching for more survivors.
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