The Plane carrying,Brazil’s Chapecoense Real football team has crashed near the Colombian city of Medellin.Mayor of La Ceja reports that at least 25 people have been killed in the crash.Jackson Follmann is a player surviving, transferred to a center care of Rionegro, Antioquia. Further reports say there are at least six survivors.
Medellin’s international airport said on its Twitter account that the aircraft had departed from Bolivia.
“It’s a tragedy of huge proportions,” Gutierrez told Blu Radio on his way to the site in a mountainous area outside the city where the chartered aircraft is believed to have crashed shortly before midnight local time.
Medellin’s airport confirmed that the aircraft, which departed from Bolivia, was transporting the Chapecoense soccer team from southern Brazil, which was scheduled to play the Copa Sudamerica finals against Atletico Nacional on Wednesday in Medellin.
Several local outlets are claiming the plane crash-landed in the town of La Union, and that at least 10 injured people are being evacuated from the scene.The plane crashed at around 10:15pm local time in Cerro Gordo in the municipality of La Union, according to Mi Oriente.Thus South American Cup final suspended after plane crash. Mayor of La Ceja reports that at least 25 people have been killed in the crash