• Alexander Galimov

    Russian Plane Crash: Last Hockey Player Dies

    Alexander Galimov, one of two survivors when a chartered Yak-42 jet crashed on Wednesday shortly after taking off from the Tunoshna airport, died on Monday. The other survivor was the plane's flight engineer Aleksandr Sizov, who is receiving treatment and expected to recover.
  • Russia Hockey Team Killed in Plane Crash [PHOTOS, LIST OF VICTIMS]

    A Russian passenger jet, carrying Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team crashed just after taking off from Yaroslavl airport on Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
  • Lokomotive Team Photo

    Russian Plane Crash Lokomotive TEAM PHOTO

    A Russian jet carrying a top hockey team crashed just after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people and leaving two others critically injured. It was one of the worst crashes ever involving a sports team. The plane was carrying the Lokomotiv ice hockey team, leaving to play its opening game of the season. Lokomotiv plays in the Kontinental Hockey League. Here are statements released from the KHL and and the IIHF, the International Ice Hockey Federation:
  • Yak-42

    36 Killed as Russian Passenger Plane Crashes

    A Russian jet plane carrying a major league ice hockey team crashed while taking off in city of Yaroslavl, killing 36 of the 37 people on board.