Six survivors in Brazilian football plane crash in Colombia

Players of Chapecoense celebrate after their match against San Lorenzo at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, November 23, 2016. — Reuters pic
Players of Chapecoense celebrate after their match against San Lorenzo at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, November 23, 2016. — Reuters pic

BOGOTA, Nov 29 — At least six people are believed to have survived after a plane carrying 81 passengers, including members of a top flight Brazillian football team, crashed in Colombia, officials said today.

The Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport, which serves Medellin, said in a statement that “all possible aid was being mobilised because six survivors are being reported”. — AFP 

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