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76 Dead After Colombian Plane Carrying Brazilian Football Team Crashed In Colombia

There is news that a plane carrying 72 passengers including footballers and nine crew members had crashed in Colombia. The Colombian authorities are looking into the matter. 76 out of 81 people have been declared dead. It is believed that the plane fell from the sky, after facing electrical problems.

There are reports that the Brazilian football team, Chapecoense was on board. The team was heading to Medellin, Colombia to play the Copa Sudamericana final against the Colombian team. The aeroplane had to undergo a mid-flight emergency.

76 Dead After Colombian Plane Carrying Brazilian Football Team Crashed In Colombia

76 Dead After Colombian Plane Carrying Brazilian Football Team Crashed In Colombia

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The aircraft departed from Bolivia. The mishap occurred at around 10 pm local time...

And 3 am, according to the UK time.

The Brazilian soccer team is in danger.

Argentina and Barcelona stars, Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano had used the aircraft just 3 weeks ago. The aircraft has been registered as CP2933 and is owned by the airline, Lamia Bolivia.

The flight was believed to be a LAMIA Airlines flight RJ85.

There are reports that the pilot opened a fuel door to release fuel and prevent a huge explosion, but something otherwise happened.

The team on board.

Out of the 81 people on board, only 5 are said to have survived the crash. The charter plane was carrying the 22-member team to play a match.

Catch the flight on the radar here. 

The players of the team.

The players of the team.

It is believed that the team had to change the flight and board this one after the Brazilian aviation authorities prevented them from boarding a chartered flight to Medellin. Moreover, there are reports that heavy storms have hit Colombia. This is hampering the rescue process. 

Doctors waiting outside a hospital for the players. 

Doctors waiting outside a hospital for the players. 

The plane split into two when it crashed into the mountains. 

Thus happened shortly before the landing.

Defender Alan Ruschel was the first to be rushed to the hospital

Defender Alan Ruschel was the first to be rushed to the hospital

He asked the doctors to take care of his wedding ring. Ohhh! So much love!

Cleber Santana, the first player to be declared dead. May his soul rest in peace!

Cleber Santana, the first player to be declared dead. May his soul rest in peace!

There are reports that three of the players are safe.

There are reports that three of the players are safe.

Defender, Alan Ruschel, and goalkeepers, Danilo Padilha and Jackson Follman, have been reported to be the three survivors, who were then rushed to the hospital. 

The whole world is praying for the passengers. 

May God give strength to the families of the victims. 

Will the authorities take a lesson from this incident?

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