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Disaster in Colombia as charter flight carrying Brazilian soccer club crashes
The LaMia charter flight crash in Colombia cost the lives of 75 people, including those of soccer players from the Brazilian Chapecoense club, flight crew and sports journalists.
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Rescue teams work at the wreckage site of a chartered airplane that crashed in La Union, a mountainous area outside Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The plane was carrying the Brazilian first division soccer club Chapecoense team that was on it's way for a Copa Sudamericana final match against Colombia's Atletico Nacional. (Colombia National Police via AP)
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Alan Ruschel, a defender for the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense, is wheeled into a hospital in La Ceja, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A chartered plane with the Brazilian first division soccer team crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76 people, Colombian officials said Tuesday. Five people survived. (AP Photo/Guillermo Ossa, El Tiempo)

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In this Oct. 10, 2016 photo, Chapecoense's Alan Ruschel celebrates with his teammates during a national soccer championship match in Chapeco, Brazil. Ruschel survived a plane crash carrying his Brazilian first division soccer club team to Medellin for a Copa Sudamericana final match. The chartered plane crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 75 people and leaving six survivors, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (Marcio Cunha/Mafalda Press via AP)
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Rescue workers recover a body from the wreckage site of an airplane crash, in La Union, a mountainous area near Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The plane was carrying the Brazilian first division soccer club Chapecoense team that was on it's way for a Copa Sudamericana final match against Colombia's Atletico Nacional. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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Rescue workers search for survivors at the wreckage site of a chartered airplane that crashed in a mountainous area outside Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The plane was carrying the Brazilian first division soccer club Chapecoense team that was on it's way for a Copa Sudamericana final match against Colombia's Atletico Nacional. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)
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Rescue workers move the body of a victim of an airplane crash towards a waiting helicopter, in La Union, near Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The chartered plane was carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history when it crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 75 people and leaving six survivors, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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Local residents watch as rescue workers recover the victims of an airplane crash, in La Union, near Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The chartered plane was carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history when it crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 75 people and leaving six survivors, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
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Fans of Brazil's soccer team Chapecoense mourn outside the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A chartered plane that was carrying the Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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The Brazilian national flag along with a MERCOSUR banner fly at half-staff to honor plane crash victims, outside the Planalto Presidential Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 75 people and leaving six survivors, Colombian officials said Tuesday. The Brazilian government declared three days of mourning. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, file photo, players of Brazil's Chapecoense celebrate at the end of a Copa Sudamericana semifinal soccer match against Argentina's San Lorenzo in Chapeco, Brazil. A chartered aircraft with 81 people on board, including the Brazilian first division Chapecoense soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)
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Messages left by fans are part of a makeshift memorial for members of the Chapecoense soccer team outside the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A chartered plane that was carrying the Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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A fan of Brazil's soccer team Chapecoense mourns outside the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A chartered plane that was carrying the Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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Fans of Brazil's soccer team Chapecoense gather at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A chartered plane that was carrying the Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 75 people and leaving six survivors, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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Fans of Brazil's soccer team Chapecoense gather outside the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A chartered plane that was carrying the Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 75 people and leaving six survivors, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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Flowers hang from a soccer net at the Arena Conda stadium where fans of the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense began gathering, in Chapeco, Brazil, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. A chartered plane that was carrying the Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, Colombian officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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Rescue workers carry the body of a survivor of a plane that crashed in La Union, a mountainous area outside Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday , Nov. 29, 2016. The plane was carrying the Brazilian first division soccer club Chapecoense team that was on it's way for a Copa Sudamericana final match against Colombia's Atletico Nacional. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)
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Disaster in Colombia as charter flight carrying Brazilian soccer club crashes

The LaMia charter flight crash in Colombia cost the lives of 75 people, including those of soccer players from the Brazilian Chapecoense club, flight crew and sports journalists.

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