Plane carrying Brazil team ran out of fuel before crash, Colombia says

Plane carrying Brazil team ran out of fuel before crash, Colombia says

Colombian aviation authorities said Monday that an airliner that crashed with a Brazilian soccer team aboard had run out of fuel before it could land. The plane, operated by Bolivia-based charter company LaMia, crashed on a wooded hillside near Medellin because the pilot failed to refuel en route and did not report engine failures caused […]

Head of airline detained in investigation into Chapecoense crash

Head of airline detained in investigation into Chapecoense crash

Bolivian authorities detained on Tuesday the chief executive of airline LaMia, the owner of the plane that crashed last week in Colombia and killed nearly all of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team, prosecutors said. Gustavo Vargas, the chief executive, and two other employees of the tiny Bolivia-based charter airline were taken to a prosecutor’s office in […]

Froome holds on to Tour de France lead after post-crash dash

Froome holds on to Tour de France lead after post-crash dash

Defending champion Chris Froome retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey on the Tour de France after an incident involving a motorbike left him without a bike in a chaotic finale of the 12th stage on Thursday. The Briton’s bike was broken in a pile-up close to the finish and the Team Sky rider began running […]