Plane carrying Brazilian football team Chapecoense crashes in Colombia
Authorities are responding to an emergency after a plane with 72 people on board crashed on its way to Medellin international airport in Colombia.
The airport said on its Twitter account that the aircraft had departed from Bolivia.
Local media reported that the charter plane was carrying members of the football team Chapecoense from Brazil, which is scheduled to play Copa Sudamerica finals against Atletico Nacional on Wednesday in Medellin.
The plane crashed due to lack of fuel at around 10:15pm local time in Cerro Gordo in the municipality of La Union, according to Mi Oriente.
At least 10 people have been injured and are being evacuated from the scene, the commander of La Union fire department said, according to the website.