A flight carrying over 80 passengers, including a Brazilian football team, Chapecoense has crashed in Colombia, south of Medellin’s International Airport.
The passengers were on their way back from Bolivia, when the tragic incident happened, Reuters reports.
The country’s civil aviation association confirmed the tragedy in a press release and cited electrical failure to be a possible cause for the crash.
Rescuers are already moving survivors from the crash site, according to the aviation authorities.
At least six of the 81 passengers have reportedly survived, although varying reports say that up to 10 people survived the crash.
Chapecoense was scheduled to play Copa Sudamerica finals against Atletico Nacional on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Medellin.
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