• PSG deny viral reports suggesting they donated €40m to Chapecoense

    PSG deny viral reports suggesting they donated €40m to Chapecoense

    Paris Saint-Germain have denied speculation that they have donated €40 million to Brazilian football club Chapecoense, who lost 19 players in a plane crash on Monday.

    Following the disaster in Colombia, in which 71 people died, rumours began circulating on social media that PSG had pledged a significant sum of money.

    But a club spokesperson told AFP: “PSG formally denies this rumour.

    “It just showed its solidarity with the victims and a minute of silence was organised before training. Another will be held […]

  • Brazilian coach’s son escapes death in Colombia plane crash after forgetting his passport

    Brazilian coach’s son escapes death in Colombia plane crash after forgetting his passport

    Coaches and players of Brazilian football club, Chapecoense were heading to the first of two matches in the final of the Copa Sudamericana, on Monday night when their chartered aircraft crashed south of Medellin, a muddy Colombian hillside, killing 71 of the 77 people aboard.

    Only three players were among the survivors. But one man had luck by his side. Matheus Saroli, whose father Caio Junior, 51, was one of the victims of the tragic crash, got saved — thanks to […]

  • See photos of some Brazilian footballers who survived the ill-fated plane crash in Colombia

    See photos of some Brazilian footballers who survived the ill-fated plane crash in Colombia

    There have been 6 survivors, including 4 football players found so far from the ill-fated plane crash carrying Brazilian football players.

    There have been 6 survivors, including 4 football players found so far from the ill-fated plane crash carrying Brazilian football

  • Solemn photos of fellow Brazilian teammates mourning colleagues on the ill-fated plane crash in Colombia

    Solemn photos of fellow Brazilian teammates mourning colleagues on the ill-fated plane crash in Colombia

    These are photos of the Brazilian players who didn’t travel with the rest of the team that crashed in Colombia. The players were due to play today.

    These are photos of the Brazilian players who didn’t travel with the rest of the team that crashed in Colombia. The players were due to play

  • Chapecoense vice-president Ivan Tozzo: It’s a great tragedy

    Chapecoense vice-president Ivan Tozzo: It’s a great tragedy

    The vice-president of the Brazilian club Chapecoense whose plane crashed in Colombia on Tuesday lamented that the tragedy had struck at the cruellest moment.

    The plane carrying the Brazilian top-flight football team crashed in the mountains near Medellin, Colombia after “electrical failures” with just five survivors from the 81 people on board.

    “The pain is terrible. Just as we had made it, I will not say to the top, but to have national prominence, a tragedy like this happens. It is very […]

  • Siasia and U-23 team escape plane crash in Ghana earlier today

    Siasia and U-23 team escape plane crash in Ghana earlier today

    According to NFF, Nigerian U-23 team and the coaches including Samson Siasia escaped death in Ghana on Sunday morning when their plane developed technical faults on the air and made emergency landing.

    The team were on their way to Gambia where they are expected to hold a 10-day pre-Africa U-23 Cup of Nations camping. The tournament, an African qualifying championship for the football event of the Rio 2016 Olympics, will hold in Senegal later this month.

    Report on the website of Nigeria […]

  • NOT AGAIN!!! Russian plane with 224 passengers onboard crashes over Sinai, Egypt

    NOT AGAIN!!! Russian plane with 224 passengers onboard crashes over Sinai, Egypt

    A Kogalymavia passenger plane carrying 224 people has crashed in Egypt’s Sinai penunsula. The airliner took off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheik this morning, and was heading for Russia, according to aviation sources, when it disappeared from radar. It’s believed the plane was mainly carrying Russian tourists.

    The plane was carrying 212 passengers and 7 crew members. 17 of the passengers are children.
    Airbus A321 left Sharm-El-Sheikh for St. Petersburg with flight number 7K9268. It belongs to airline Metrojet […]

  • Two Arik Planes Clash In Lagos,Wing Tips Damaged

    Two Arik Planes Clash In Lagos,Wing Tips Damaged

    Two planes belonging to Arik Air, yesterday, brushed each other while manoeuvring out of the apron at the General Aviation Terminal, GAT, of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.
    Following the incident, the two planes had their wing tips damaged and have been grounded to allow further investigation into the incident.

    Reacting to the incidence, spokesman of the airline, Mr. Adebanji Ola, said in a statement: “Two of our aircraft, Boeing 737-800NG were this afternoon (yesterday) involved in a wing-tip brush at the General […]

  • What A Tragedy: US Military Plane Crash Claims 11 Lives

    What A Tragedy: US Military Plane Crash Claims 11 Lives

    US military aircraft has crashed at an airport in eastern Afghanistan, killing all eleven people on board.

    A US-military spokesman confirmed the crash which took place at Jalalabad airport around midnight on Thursday, October 1.
    According to the spokesman, those aboard the ill-fated flight include six US military service members and five passengers, civilians who were contracted employees of the US-led international force.

    The Taliban claimed it had shot down the aircraft, but the army spokesman said there were no reports of enemy […]

  • Ade Abolurin- how I Escaped Plane Crash

    Ade Abolurin- how I Escaped Plane Crash

    The immediate past commandant-general of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Prof. Ade Abolurin, has revealed that he escaped death by the whiskers when the pilot of a plane he boarded (names withheld) from Abuja to Lagos, announced that he had lost control, following a development of technical fault mid- air, a week to the fatal Bellview plane crash that claimed several lives in 2005.

    Abolurin, who also disclosed that aside the recent fire accident he suffered, he survived […]