Plane crash kills Brazil club President, Four players
A Plane crash has killed four Palmas players and their club president after take-off in Brazil on Sunday.
The players were travelling to Goiania, around 500 miles away for their Brazilian cup game against Vila Nova on Monday in the Copa Verde.
The pilot was reported dead as there were no survivors.
In a statement, the club confirmed their death, adding that president Lucas Meira, as well as players Lucas Praxedes, Guilherme Noe, Ranule, and Marcus Molinari, all died, including the pilot, named as Wagner.
The statement read: “The plane took off and crashed at the end of the runway at the Tocantinense Aviation Association.
“We regret to confirm there are no survivors.”