Plane ‘carrying Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia

A plane carrying a South American football team has reportedly crashed in Colombia.

The flight was transporting the Brazilian side Chapecoense to Medellin airport when it disappeared off radar, according to reports.

The jet is believed to have been carrying 80 people, Russia Today reported.

Chapecoense are thought to have been heading to the final of the South American football championship.

A video shared on Twitter claimed to show the moment the plane disappeared from view on flight radar.

Suspected flight path of plane CP 2933
Suspected path of flight CP 2933 (Photo: Twitter)

Earlier in the day, the club posted a picture of the team after boarding the flight.

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