Flight LMI2933, Avro RJ85 destroyed
LAMIA Bolivia flight LMI2933, an Avro RJ.85, was destroyed after impacting mountainous terrain south of Medellín, Colombia. The aircraft carried the Brazilian Chapecoense football team for a match to Medellin.
Aerocivil Colombia reported that six occupants have survived the accident; two crew members and four passengers. One of the passengers reportedly died during transfer to a hospital. Later, when search operations in the wreckage had been suspended, police guards found another survivor.
In a statement the Rionegro/Medellín airport authority reported that the flight declared an emergency between La Ceja and La Unión, stating problems with the electrical system.