In Pics: Football team survive huge crash

New Delhi: An Argentine top-flight side escaped miraculously unharmed after their team bus overturned on Wednesday in Venezuela. Huracan were returning to the international airport in the state of Vargas after winning their Copa Libertadores qualifier at capital Caracas, when the brakes on the bus failed. Local reports state that, in an attempt to slow the bus down, the driver diverted up a ramp down a steep mountain where the coach would then flip.

Feb 11, 2016, 17:36 PM IST
Members of Agentina's Huracan soccer team mill around the wreck of the bus that was transporting the team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.
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Members of Agentina's Huracan soccer team mill around the wreck of the bus that was transporting the team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.

Emergency personnel and members of Agentina's Huracan soccer team, in red shirts and black shorts, mill around the wreck of the bus that was transporting the team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.
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Emergency personnel and members of Agentina's Huracan soccer team, in red shirts and black shorts, mill around the wreck of the bus that was transporting the team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.

Emergency personnel and members of Agentina's Huracan soccer team, in red shirts and black shorts, mill around the wreck of the bus that was transporting the team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.
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Emergency personnel and members of Agentina's Huracan soccer team, in red shirts and black shorts, mill around the wreck of the bus that was transporting the team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.

A young man emerges from the wreck of the bus that was transporting Agentina's Huracan soccer team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.
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A young man emerges from the wreck of the bus that was transporting Agentina's Huracan soccer team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.

Emergency personnel and members of Agentina's Huracan soccer team, in red shirts and black shorts, mill around the wreck of the bus that was transporting the team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.
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Emergency personnel and members of Agentina's Huracan soccer team, in red shirts and black shorts, mill around the wreck of the bus that was transporting the team to the airport, after it lost its brakes, lost control and flipped over, in Caracas.

Mauro Bogado of Argentina's Huracan kicks the ball past William Diaz of Venezuela's Caracas FC during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Caracas.
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Mauro Bogado of Argentina's Huracan kicks the ball past William Diaz of Venezuela's Caracas FC during their Copa Libertadores soccer match in Caracas.