Plane Crash in Colombia – level 3

06-12-2016 07:00

Seventy-two passengers and 9 crew were flying from Brazil to Medellin on a charter flight in Columbia when it crashed. This happened on the Monday. Some of the passengers were members of the Chapecoense Football Team. It was the first time that the small club from Chapelco had reached the final of a major South American club competition.

The plane crashed in Colombia, killing 76 people. Real Madrid had a minute’s silence for the victims of the crash. The South American Football Federation suspended all games and other activities following the incident.

Amazingly, there were a few survivors, two of them been members of the club.

Difficult words: charter flight (a flight which is not part of an airline’s regular schedule), suspend (stop).

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