Brazilian soccer team killed in plane crash

By: Regina Wright ~Campus News Editor~ Fans of the Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were shocked Nov. 28 when news broke that the flight carrying the team and guests crashed near Medellin, Colombia. The 71 victims included players, coaches and journalists. Six travelers- three players, two coaches and one journalist – survived the crash. Flight LMI2933 took off from Bolivia’s Viru Viru International Airport around 6 p.m. and declared an emergency near the Columbian municipalities of La Ceja and La Union. The team was traveling from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to Medellin, Columbia, to play in the first leg of the South … Continue reading Brazilian soccer team killed in plane crash