According to reports, a charter aircraft with more than 80 people on board has crashed in Colombia.

The Guardian reports that the aircraft was carrying a Brazilian football team, which was due to play Copa Sudamerica finals against Atletico Nacional on Wednesday in Medellin.

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The incident was confirmed by the Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport, which serves Medellin, on Twitter, posting: “Confirmed, the aircraft license number CP2933 was carrying the team @ChapecoenseReal. Apparently there are survivors.”

At this stage it is unclear how many people have survived, however rescuers were reportedly at the scene moving out survivors.