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    One More Survivor Found in Colombian Plane Crash - Reports

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    Plane With Brazilian Football Team on Board Crashes in Colombia (22)

    One more survivor has been found by rescuers at the site of the Colombian plane crash, local media reported. According to preliminary data, six survived in the crash, while 75 died. Later media reported that footballer Marcos Danilo Padilha died on his way to the hospital.

    The name of the survivor is Helio Zampier Neto, the central defender of the Brazilian football team.

    "Attention: Authorities confirm that another survivor has been found, it's Helio Hermito Zampier Neto," BluRadio reported on Twitter.

    Images of the sixth person who has been rescued from the site of the accident

    Earlier, a local police chief said that there were 6 survivors in the crash, but one died on the way to the hospital.

    An aircraft carrying 72 passengers including the members of the Brazilian Chapecoense Real football team and nine crew members crashed on Tuesday after disappearing in the Colombian airspace, the Jose Maria Cordova International Airport in Rionegro said in a statement, adding that there may be survivors.

    The crew reported an emergency situation during the flight citing power problems between the municipality of the Ceja and the Union in the Antioquia department.

    The passengers of the aircraft that crashed after disappearing in Colombian airspace included members of the Brazilian Chapecoense Real football team.

    According to media reports, the football team was on the way to participate in the South American Cup final against Atletico Nacional in a game set for Wednesday. The game was suspended due to the accident.

    Plane With Brazilian Football Team on Board Crashes in Colombia (22)


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