A Church member was among the 71 people killed in a Nov. 28 plane crash on a hillside near Medellin, Colombia.
Adriano Wulff Bitencourt, 45, of the Chapeco Brazil Stake died in the charter flight that was traveling from Santa Cruz, Bolivia, to Medellin. The plane included several members of the Brazilian professional soccer club Chapecoense that was scheduled to play in the finals of the prestigious Copa Sudamericana soccer tournament in Colombia.
Three players, two crew members and one journalist on the flight survived the crash. The tragedy remains under investigation, but the plane may have experienced a fuel problem, according to CNN news services.
Brother Bitencourt was Chapecoense’s security chief. He is the father of five children — Larissa, 19, Thiago, 17, Fernando, 14, Giovana, 9, and Matheus, 7.
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