Chapecoense crash player's bodies return home



    Chapecoense crash player's bodies return home

    Dec 3, Rio: The bodies of the 71 people killed in the Chapecoense plane crash in Colombia are being returnd home toda./

    The bodies of the Brazilian players are being returned home, as the team's home town prepares for a memorial service.
    Over 100,000 people are expected to turn out for a ceremony at the team's stadium in Chapeco later.

    Just six people survived Monday's crash outside Medellin, where Chapecoense were due to play a regional final.
    Brazilian President Michel Temer is due to greet the planes at the airport.But he is not expected to go to the ceremony at the stadium, reportedly amid concerns about protests taking place. Fifa's Gianni Infantino will be attending the service.

    As the bodies were taken to the airport in Medellin on Friday, hundreds of people lined the road to pay their final respects.
    The remains of the Paraguayan crew member Gustavo Encina were handed over to his family in Paraguay.

    The Oslo Times International News Network