Chapeconense Crash: Plane crashed after running out of fuel



    Chapeconense Crash: Plane crashed after running out of fuel

    Dec 1, Rio: The plane carrying the Brazilian football side crashed because it ran out of fuel, according to a leaked audio recording.

    The pilot can be heard repeatedly requesting permission to land due to an electric failure and lack of fuel. The leaked conversations between the flight crew and a Colombian air traffic controller give a glimpse of the frantic, final moments of the doomed plane. The pilot and can be heard saying"total electric failure" and "lack of fuel".Just before the tape ends, he says he is flying at an altitude of 9,000ft (2,743m).

    The plane slammed into a mountainside near the Colombian city of Medellin late on Monday. Just six of the 77 people on board the plane survived.

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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