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29 Nov 2016
9:18 am

Six survivors in Brazilian football plane crash in Colombia: official


The plane was traveling to Medellin airport with 81 passengers on board.

Brazilian football club Chapecoense. Picture: Twitter @AndresFelipe.

At least six people are believed to have survived after a plane carrying 81 passengers, including members of a top flight Brazillian football team, crashed in Colombia, officials said.

The Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport, which serves Medellin, said in a statement that “all possible aid was being mobilized because six survivors are being reported.”