The crash in Colombia survived at least 9 people, according to local authorities

В катастрофе в Колумбии выжили не менее 9 человек, сообщают местные власти

In a plane crash in Colombia could have been killed up to 27 people, nine survived, according to sports portal Goal, citing the words of the mayor of the town of La Ceja, Alcina Pockmarks.

“The staff of fire service of the municipality confirmed to me that they extracted and identified from 25 to 27 bodies, and at the moment received information on the nine surviving”, – quotes the portal words of the mayor.

Earlier, Colombian rescuers reported no less than 13 survivors.

The plane, on Board of which were the players of the Brazilian club “Epicoene”, crashed near the Colombian city of Medellin. The accident occurred in the province of Antioquia in the area of La Unión.

According to the TV channel Univision, on Board were 72 passengers and nine crew members. The players were heading to the Colombian city of Medellin to participate in the first final match of South American Cup.