In Colombia, the plane crashed, on Board of which there were more than 80 people, according to Reuters. According to Flightradar, the plane was flying from the city of Santa Cruz in Bolivia and crashed near the airport of Medellin in Colombia. According to media reports, the flight departed from Brazil, and Bolivia made a stop.
“The RJ85 model airplane flying from Viru Viru international airport in Santa Cruz de La Sierra, Bolivia, on Board of which there were nine crew members and 72 passengers, crashed in rugged terrain near municipal La Unión in the East of Antioquia”, – stated in the message service of civil aviation of Colombia, which is quoted by TASS.
Accurate information about the victims and no survivors. As mentioned in a message in Twitter 360 Radio Columbia, the hospital said that five people in the crash were injured. In another tweet said that at the crash site were rescued from 6 to 10 people.
In Twitter of Medellin airport confirmed that onboard there were 72 passengers and nine crew members.
According to information from Twitter by AFP, the plane was flying the players from Brazil – the team of football club “Epicoene” (Chapecoense). December 1 was scheduled for the match, “Epicoene” with Colombian club Medellin “Atletico Nacional”. The players were headed to Medellin to participate in a match of South American Cup.
In Twitter “Atletico Nacional” noted that the club expresses its deep regret in connection with the crash and is waiting for information from the authorities.
Brazilian broadcaster Globo reports that the plane could fall due to lack of fuel.
It is reported that the aircraft disappeared from radar while approaching the airport in Medellin on Monday at 22:15 local time (06:15 Tuesday Moscow time).
Flight CP2933 flew out from Brazil on Monday evening and made a stop in Santa Cruz then went to Colombia, the report said.
Rescuers arrived at the scene of the crash. 360 Radio Colombia publishes first images of the crashed ship.
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