The British Aerospace 146 short -haul plane, was operated by a charter airline named LaMia when the plane got crashed. A plane with a Brazilian First division football team was crashed near Medellin because of an electrical failure, aviation authorities said. They have also said that only six people survived the crash. The chartered jet was flying from Brazil to Bolivia and was also carrying all the members of Chapecoense team when the got crashed in the middle of Medellin. The Chapecoense team had been expected to play the final match against the Medellin team on Wednesday. Colombian aviation officials said there were 21 journalists on board.
77 people were present inside the flight when this incident happened. 71 people died, dozens of protector were working throughout the night were initially confident when they have found three passengers alive from the wreckage. But as the hours passed their confidence lost because of the heavy rainfall and low visibility and complicated efforts to reach the mountains site.
Among the survivors was a Chapecoense defender named Alan Ruschel, for whom said suffered spinal injuries. Two goalkeepers, Marcos Danilo and Jackson Follmann who are also players, as well as a member of the team’s delegation and a Bolivian flight attendant, also survived the plane crash. However, Danilo who is also a team member of Brazil died a short time later.
Also killed was Tiago de Rocha Viera, a 22-year-old forward. A video spread online of Viera’s thrilled reaction to learning one week before the crash that his wife Graziele was pregnant with their first child. The plane was carrying 68 passengers and 9 crew members. Twenty-one members of the passengers were the journalist through which only one survived. Four other members who were also listed on the flight list who did not board the plane.
The Brazil team is from the small city of Chapeco, and it was also in the middle of a fairy tale story as they have been only on the topmost division in Brazil from the last couple of years. And they have also reached to Copa Sudamericana finals. Whatever they have achieved till now was just amazing if we talk about the team. The Chairman of the team also mentioned that on Tuesday that they had a dream of winning the prestigious award.Th club said on its Facebook page, may god accompany our all the athletes, journalists, and all the guests.
Just 20 days before the same plane had transported the Argentina football team, including megastars Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria, to Belo Horizonte in Brazil, where they played Brazil in a World Cup qualifier match.