Date: November 28, 2016
Time: 2200
Location: Near La Union, Colombia
Operator: LAMIA Bolivia
Flight #: 2933
Route: Santa Cruz, Bolivia - Medellin,Colombia
AC Type: Avro RJ-85
Registration: CP-2933
cn / ln: E-2348
Aboard: 77   (passengers:68  crew:9)
Fatalities: 71   (passengers:64  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: The crew of the chartered passenger jet declared an emergency as it approached La Union, reporting they ran out of fuel and had an electrical failure. Soon after the plane impacted mountainous terrain approximately 22 miles south of Medellin. Members of the Brazilian Chapecoense soccer team were among those killed. Among the errors made which caused the crash were the decisions to let the plane take off without enough fuel to make the flight safely and then to not stop midway to refuel. The pilot also did not report the plane's emergency until it was too late. In addition, as the fuel was running out, they extended the flaps and gear just before the engines stopped, but this caused enough drag that they could no longer glide to the airport. Since the captain was part owner of the small airline, he was motivated to cut fuel costs because the company was in financial trouble.

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