• Doomed Soccer Team Plane Ran Out of Fuel: Reports

    10 days ago - By NBC News

    Recording of final moments before plane carrying Brazilian soccer team crashed reveals they were out of fuel.
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  • Pilot told air traffic controllers he had no fuel before crash that killed Brazilian soccer team

    10 days ago - By The Morning Call

    The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel before crashing into the Andes, according to a leaked recording of the final minutes of the doomed flight.In the sometimes chaotic audiotape from the air traffic tower, the pilot...
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  • Pilot radioed for emergency landing before plane crash

    Pilot radioed for emergency landing before plane crash

    10 days ago - By New York Post

    The pilot of the plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team that crashed in Colombia, killing 71 people aboard, radioed that he needed to make an emergency landing because he was running out of fuel, the co-pilot of another plane said. Avianca First Officer Juan Sebastian Upegui said in a chat message with friends that the...
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  • Pilot of plane that crashed carrying Brazilian soccer team warned he was out of fuel moments before crash

    Pilot of plane that crashed carrying Brazilian soccer team warned he was out of fuel moments before crash

    10 days ago - By National Post

    MEDELLIN, Colombia - The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel before crashing into the Andes, according to a leaked recording of the final minutes of the doomed flight.
    In the sometimes chaotic audiotape from the air traffic tower, the pilot of the British-built jet could be heard repeatedly requesting permission to land due to a “total electric failure” and lack of fuel, before slamming into a mountainside late Monday.
    A female controller could be heard giving instructions as the aircraft lost speed and altitude...
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