The plane failed to gain altitude after take-off and crashed to the ground and caught fire. A total of 45 people, including most of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team, died. Hockey player Alexander Galimov and flight attendant Alexander Sizov survived. They are in a serious condition.
21:2507/09/2011At least 45 people died on Wednesday afternoon when a Yak-42 plane carrying the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team crashed during take-off near Yaroslavl, some 250 km from Moscow. Two people survived the crash.>>