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Press Release Regarding The Plane Crash In Colombia , 30.11.2016

No: 303, 30 November 2016

We have learned with deep sorrow that a plane flying from Bolivia to Colombia with 72 passengers, including members of Brazil's Chapecoense football team, crashed in Colombia, killing most of the passengers and crew members.

Due to this tragic event, we extend our condolences to the families and relatives of those who lost their lives in the crash, especially to the friendly Brazilian people and the Government of Brazil.