Colombia plane crash 2016

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Chapecoense tragedy one year on: victims’ loved ones tell their story
As the anniversary approaches of the tragic plane crash that claimed so many of the Brazilian club’s staff, victims’ families speak about the battle to rebuild their lives

Thiago Rabelo in Rio de Janeiro

26, Nov, 2017 @7:30 AM

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Middlesbrough’s Fábio da Silva still reeling in wake of Chapecoense tragedy
The Brazilian defender Fábio da Silva had two friends in the Colombian plane crash, one of whom died, but now has the arrival of his twin Rafael to look forward to at Christmas

Louise Taylor

09, Dec, 2016 @10:29 PM

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Brace, brace: why cinema loves a plane crash
The waking nightmare of a plane going down is a Hollywood staple. But are films such as Clint Eastwood’s Sully a healthy way to confront our dread – or just an epic backdrop for heroics?

Danny Leigh

05, Dec, 2016 @5:22 PM

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Bodies of Chapecoense players killed in plane crash returned to Brazil
Coffins of football team, supporters and journalists who lost lives met by Brazilian president Michel Temer at Chapeco airport

Chris Johnston and agencies

03, Dec, 2016 @4:23 PM

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'What he did was mass murder': little sympathy for Colombia plane crash pilot
Miguel Quiroga’s father-in-law asked for forgiveness, as flight plan revealed inadequate fuel reserve for journey that killed most of a Brazilian football team

Dom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

03, Dec, 2016 @10:56 AM

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For one Munich survivor, Chapecoense crash brings back painful memories
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg survived the 1958 air disaster that killed eight of his teammates. He says only getting back to training stopped him from going mad

Henry McDonald

02, Dec, 2016 @3:13 PM

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Chapecoense plane crash: what we know so far about the flight
Why did the plane carrying the Brazilian football team crash into a mountainside killing all but six of the 77 people on board?

Matthew Weaver

01, Dec, 2016 @1:29 PM

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Atlético Nacional pay emotional tribute to victims of Colombia plane crash
Players, staff and supporters of Atletico Nacional paid an emotional tribute to the victims of the Colombian plane crash that led to the death of 71 passengers, including members of the Brazilian club Chapecoense

Guardian sport

01, Dec, 2016 @10:13 AM

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Chapecoense plane crash: fans' anger after confirmation plane ran out of fuel
Colombian media release audio of pilot telling air traffic controllers plane – which crashed killing 71 players, crew and journalists – was ‘without fuel’

Dom Phillips in Chapecó

01, Dec, 2016 @7:18 AM

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'Our club represented Brazil': Chapecoense tragedy a crushing blow to nation in crisis
For many in the southern city of Chapecó the football team, whose players and staff were nearly all killed in a plane crash in Colombia on Monday, were a balm against the political and economic upheaval battering their country

Dom Phillips in Chapecó, Brazil

30, Nov, 2016 @7:56 PM

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Chapecoense goalkeeper Nivaldo confirms retirement after plane crash
Chapecoense goalkeeper Nivaldo has confirmed his retirement 24 hours after the plane crash that killed 71 passengers in Colombia, including the majority of his team-mates

Guardian sport

30, Nov, 2016 @4:33 PM

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Chapecoense plane crash: victims to be honoured with mass wake at stadium
South America mourns after nearly all of Brazilian club’s players, management team and media contingent died when plane went down in Colombia

Tom Phillips

30, Nov, 2016 @4:31 AM

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