Brazil’s Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash
Colombia Plane crashes destroys many life. Brazilian 1- division Football Team (Chapecoense) where also crashed in Colombia.
81 passengers including Brazilian Football Team members where lead to death, as 75 dead and 6 are under observation.
Brazil Division 1 football team who where travelling to play their Finals of regional tournament where sustained to death.
This team was founded in 1973, the team has been playing in Brazil’s Serie A since only 2014 but is currently ninth ahead of much more famous and established teams such as Sao Paulo, Fluminense and Cruzeiro.
Last week, in three years they became the first Brazilian team to make it to the final Copa Sudamericana. Its a South America’s second most important club competition, after beating Argentine side San Lorenzo.
This incident took place on 28th November 2016 just before 10pm. The charter airlines named LaMia, declared an emergency, as they already lost radar contact and were out of range.
LaMia plane crashed in Medellin and number of journalist where also lead to death. Players from round the globe have sent their Tributes and offered for an help, since the Crash.
Colombian aviation officials said there were 21 journalists on board. This was a most painful accident on the planet which destroyed many of the life.
This incident have had scandalized Brazilian Fans, their families & the people from across the world.
My deepest condolences to the government of Brazil, particularly the families and friends affected by the tragedy. I wish the survivors a speedy recovery.
Other sporting plane crashes
- September 2011: 36 players, coaches and officials from Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv die in a crash north-east of Moscow;
- April 1993: A crash in Libreville, Gabon, kills 18 players from Zambia’s male national football team;
- October 1972: Members of a Uruguyan rugby club were among 29 people who died in a crash in the Andes and in the subsequent freezing conditions;
- February 1958: Eight players from English champions Manchester United areamong the 29 victims of a crash in Munich