December 1, 2021

Pilot reported he was out of fuel moments before airplane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashed, killing 71

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By Fernando Vergara and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press From Business Insider MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel before crashing into the Andes, according to a leaked recording of the final minutes of the doomed flight. In […]

Brazil Chapecoense football team in Colombia plane crash

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From BBC A plane carrying 81 people, including a top Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia. Colombia’s civil aviation body says only six people survived the crash, that occurred on a mountainside. The chartered aircraft, flying from Brazil via Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapecoense […]