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Bodies of Colombia plane crash victims flown home

MEDELLÍN: The bodies of the 71 victims killed in a plane crash in Colombia that wiped out a Brazilian football team returned home Friday, as mourners prepared a massive funeral. Along the road to the airport, hundreds of people brandished flowers, white balloons and Colombian flags to pay a final farewell to the victims of Monday's tragedy. The remains of the first victim, Paraguayan crew member Gustavo Encina, were handed over to his family early Friday in a coffin draped in his country's flag. The other victims -…

Colombia plane crash ran out of fuel: pilot’s final words reveal

LA UNION, COLOMBIA/CHAPECO, BRAZIL: The plane that crashed in Colombia virtually wiping out an entire Brazilian football team was running out of fuel, had no electrical power and was preparing for an emergency landing, according to the pilot's final words. The disaster on Monday night killed 71 people and sent shock waves around the global football world. Only six on board the LAMIA Bolivia charter flight survived, including three of the Chapecoense football squad en route to the biggest game in their history: the Copa…