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Updated: 2:17 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 | Posted: 5:11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016

Brazilian soccer team in Colombia plane crash: 5 things to know


Plane carrying soccer team from Brazil crashes in Colombia photo
In this Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016, file photo, players of Brazil's Chapecoense celebrate at the end of a Copa Sudamericana semifinal soccer match against Argentina's San Lorenzo in Chapeco, Brazil. (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

By Michelle Ewing

Cox Media Group National Content Desk

MEDELLIN, Colombia —

A Brazilian soccer team was on board a chartered plane that crashed late Monday in Colombia, killing dozens, The Associated Press reports.

The head of the Colombian Civil Aviation Authority told G1 on Tuesday that two black boxes have been recovered from the scene of the crash. Officials hope the flight recorder will shed more light on the moments leading up to the crash.

Here's what we know so far:

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