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Plane with Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia

Medellin's Mayor Federico Gutierrez said that it is possible there are survivors

AP/PTI  |  Bogota 

A chartered aircraft with 81 people on board, including a Brazilian first division soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport. Aviation authorities said there are reports of at least six survivors. "It's a tragedy of huge proportions," Medellin Mayor Federico Gutierrez told Blu Radio on his way to the site in a mountainous area outside the city where aircraft crashed. Aviation authorities said the British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, operated by a Bolivian charter ...

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First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 11:11 IST
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