Four people who were supposed to fly on Board the crashed plane, said that forced them to abandon the flight. The plane with the Brazilian football team on Board crashed late on Monday evening near the city of Medellin. 6 of the 77 people on Board survived.
State legislator of the Santa Catarina island Gelson, Merisio and an ardent fan of the Brazilian club, had planned to go with the players to see how they will play a match against the club "Atletico Nacional" in the final of the South American Cup. 50-year-old Maricio had to abandon the flight because of the urgent things at work.
"I was supposed to fly on the plane with the team, I decided not to do that because of work obligations this week," he wrote in a statement on Facebook.
Only three players, Jackson Ragnar, Vollmann, Alan Russel and Elio Neto, survived the crash. Two crew members and the reporter also survived. Doctors in medellцґn Follando amputated right leg, and he is currently in the ICU of the hospital, reported according to the Deputy Minister of social protection. Alan Russel and Elio Neto also are in intensive care under constant surveillance.
Another one of those, who originally was supposed to be on a plane works as a journalist Ivan Carlos Agnoletto said he was refused his seat for colleagues of Gelson, Galiotto who always wanted to go on like this
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