Brazilian membership Palmas FR have introduced that their membership president and 4 gamers have been killed in a aircraft crash.
The gamers and president had been travelling in a lightweight plane to Goiania the place Palmas had been attributable to play Vila Nova on Monday within the Copa Verde.
Nevertheless, the aircraft crashed shortly after taking off.
President Lucas Meira, together with gamers Lucas Praxedes, Guilherme Noe, Ranule and Marcus Molinari, all died.
The pilot was additionally killed.
A membership assertion mentioned: “Palmas Futebol e Regatas hereby proclaims that at round 8:15am on this Sunday, 24th, there was an air accident involving the president of the membership Lucas Meira, when he was taking off to Goiânia, for the match between Vila Nova x Palmas.
“The aircraft on which Lucas was with [pilot] Wagner and athletes Lucas Praxedes, Guilherme Noé, Ranule and Marcus Molinari, took off and crashed on the finish of the runway of the Tocantins Affiliation of Aviation.
“We remorse to tell you that there aren’t any survivors.
“On this second of ache and dismay, the membership asks for prayers for the kinfolk to whom it would present the required assist, and emphasises that in due time it would converse once more.”