Plane carrying football players from Brazil crashes in Colombia

NNA – A plane carrying members of Brazil’s Chapecoense Real football team crashed late Monday near the Colombian city of Medellin, officials said.

“Confirmed, the aircraft license number CP2933 was carrying the team @ChapecoenseReal. Apparently there are survivors,” the Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport, which serves Medellin, said on its Twitter account. —AFP

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