Four Palmas football club players including the president were killed on Sunday when a small plane taking them to a Brazilian cup game crashed on take-off.
The fourth tier club said president Lucas Meira, along with players Lucas Praxedes, Guilherme Noe, Ranule and Marcus Molinari, all died. The pilot, named only as Wagner, was also killed, reports Times of India.
"The plane took off and crashed at the end of the runway at the Tocantinense Aviation Association," a small airfield near the city of Palmas, the club said. "We regret to report there are no survivors."