71 dead and 6 people survive plane crash

Colombian authorities have revised the number of people killed the plane crash on 71st Investigators currently anticipate fuel shortages as a cause of the crash.

The Colombian Civil Protection Authority, the number of dead passengers on the plane crash near Medellin corrected. In the crash were 71, not 75 people died. Six people have survived the crash accordingly. Overall, according to the information 77 people were aboard the plane. To date, the authorities had anticipated 81st Four people, including the mayor of Chapecó had, the journey but not started as expected.


In addition, the authorities have been able to recover both flight recorders of misfortune machine. Both the data and the voice recorder are in excellent condition, informed the Colombian Aviation Authority. With the flight recorders, the authorities can now determine the cause of the crash. Currently the Authority is based on a lack of fuel as a cause of the disaster.

Among the dead are 19 players of the Brazilian Fußballerstligisten Chapecoense. The footballers were on their way to the finals of the South American Cup against Atlético Nacional Medellín. Among the crash victims is also the former Brazilian international Mário Sérgio Pontes da Paiva. He traveled as a sports journalist from Fox Sports with the team of Chapecoense to Medellin to final first leg of the South American Cup. 1983 Mário Sérgio was a conqueror of Hamburger SV at 2: 1 win from Gremio in World Cup final at the National Stadium in Tokyo.


The South American Football Federation Conmebol said from the final. Atlético Nacional informed after the disaster, Chapecoense should receive this year’s title. The competition is the Europa League comparable. The Brazilian first division teams want Chapecoense borrow players for free, three years is not the club can stay.

The Brazilian President Michel Temer ordered a three-day national mourning. “I want to express in this sad hour, which means the tragedy of dozens families, my sympathy,” Temer said. We will do everything possible to help the affected families.