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CHAPECO (Brazil), Dec 1 ― The bodies of Brazilians killed when a plane carrying Chapecoense football team crashed in Colombia have all been identified and are being prepared for transport by military aircraft back to Brazil, club Communications Director Andrei Copetti told reporters.

Copetti said the coffins will arrive in Chapeco by midday tomorrow at the earliest and will be taken directly to the club's stadium where a collective wake will be held, with Brazilian President Michel Temer expected to attend.

A spokesman for Temer said his schedule had not been decided yet. ― Reuters

Fans of Chapecoense football team pay tribute to Chapecoense's players at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, November 30, 2016. ― Reuters picFans of Chapecoense football team pay tribute to Chapecoense's players at the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, November 30, 2016. ― Reuters pic

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