Plane carrying Chapecoense team and Brazilian press suffers accident in Colombia
In the early hours of Tuesday (29) the plane carrying the delegation of Chapecoense to dispute the Cup final South American against Atlético Nacional, he suffered an electrical fault flying over the municipality of La Union, in Cerro Gordo (COL). According to preliminary information aircraft of the airline Lamia CP2933 (flight RJ85) 72 passengers and 9 crew members were on board. To date, 6 people have been evacuated alive from the place, still without their identification.
Conmebol already suspendedthe South American final.
At 07h09, Brasília time, General José Gerardo Acevedo, who commanded the rescue, confirmed the death of 76 passengers. The goalkeeper survivedFollmann, the right-back Alan Ruscheland the journalist Rafael Henzel Valmorbida, besides crew members.
The press professionals of Fox Sports Deva Pascovicci, narrator, and commentators Mario Sérgio Pontes de Paiva and Paulo Julio Clement and reporter Victorino Chermont were also on flight RJ85. Like Guilherme Marques, producer Guilherme Laars and cameraman Ari Junior on TVBalloon. In the tragedy there were also broadcasters from Chapecó, a team from RBS TV and journalist from GloboEsporte.com, in addition to the press office of the Santa Catarina team.
Last updated at 08:04
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