A plane crash has killed 71 people in Colombia, with six officially confirmed survivors. The plane - on its way to Medellin international airport - was carrying the first division Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense.
The collapse occured in the mountainous region of Chirajara in central Colombia. The 446-meter-long bridge was set to be opened in March as part of a major highway linked to the capital Bogota.
The single-engine aircraft appears to have crashed into a communications tower. However, an investigation is looking into the precise cause of the fatal flight.
A journalist who survived the crash that killed most of the Brazilian Chapecoense soccer team has said that crew members did nothing to warn passengers. They were not even told to put on seatbelts, he told Brazilian TV.
Colombian investigators have confirmed that the private jet, which crashed last month with a Brazilian football team onboard, ran out of fuel. Seventy-one people were killed when the plane slammed into the Andes.
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