Thursday, June 15, 2017
THE CHAPECOENSE AIR CRASH IS NOT THE FIRST OR LAST ONE EITHER, THE OTHERS.
The Chapecoense football club had only five survivors from a total of 81, eighty one people on the plane. But this is not the first time or the last time such a tragedy shakes the sporting world. 1) On 8/11/1948 Czech0sovakia national football team perished in a air crash in the English Channel. 2) 4/5.1949 . The four time League champion of Italy Turin lost a total of twenty two players, including eighteen players. 3)6/2/1958 Manchester United had a total of 8, eight players in the Munich air crash. Sir Bobby Charlton escaped as he changed his place to a seat in the front. 4) 16/21961. The U.S.A Figure skating team , lost eighteen members as well as ten coaches ,in a air crash in Belgium. 5)26/9/1969Bolivia lost sixteen players two staff and coach Eustaquilo Ortuno near VIloco Bolivia. 6) 14/11/ 1970. Marshall University football team in Huntington West Virginia. 7) 14//1980. U.S. Amateur boxing team , fourteen members in Warsaw Poland. 8)28/4/1993. Zambian national football team, eighteen players and five team officials. In In Libreville Gabon. 9) 7/9/2011. Russian hockey team Lokomotiv, twenty seven players and two coaches and seven club officials as well in Tunoshna in Russia.