Ambulance in Colombia. 2015
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In Colombia, the plane crashed, on Board of which was 81 people, including members of the Brazilian football club “Epicoene”. May be survivors, said the mayor of Medellin, which was flying the plane
In Colombia, crashed the plane onboard which there were 72 passengers and 9 crew members. This was reported in the official Twitter account of the International airport Jose Maria Cordova.
According to The Associated Press, the plane was flying from Bolivia. The authorities have already arrived at the scene of the accident. The mayor of Medellin Federico Gutierrez reported that, according to preliminary data, the accident survivors, reports AP. “This is a tragedy of immense proportions”, he said in a broadcast local radio station.
Twitter airport reported that on Board were members of the football club “Epicoene”. December 1 was scheduled for a match against the Colombian club “Atletico Nacional”. The players were heading to the Colombian city of Medellin to participate in a match of South American Cup.
The civil aviation authority of Colombia on the page in Facebook reports that the plane crashed in the vicinity of the city of rionegro, Department of Antioquia.