News has come out that 76 people have passed in a tragic plane crash near Medellin. Brazilian team Associação Chapecoense de Futebol were on their way to a regional final.
The British Aerospace 146 plane reported an electrical failure at around, and declared an emergency at 10PM.
“What was supposed to be a celebration has turned into a tragedy,” Medellin Mayor Federico Gutierrez said at the command centre for the search and rescue.
On the teams offical facebook page, they released a brief statement which included the following:
“May God accompany our athletes, officials, journalists and other guests traveling with our delegation.”
Many clubs have sent out their condolences to the club and the clubs family.