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Plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia, killing at least 76 people

Authorities in Colombia said Tuesday that 76 of the 81 passengers aboard a plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team were killed when the aircraft crashed while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament. The chartered British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, operated by LaMia, declared an emergency at 10 p.m. Monday because of

Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia

Colombia –  A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team to Colombia for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin’s international airport, officials said Tuesday. Medellin’s Mayor Federico Gutierrez said Tuesday that it is possible there are survivors. “It’s a tragedy of huge proportions,” Gutierrez told Blu Radio on his way