Plane Crash Kills Russian Hockey Team

lokomotiv yaroslavl

Sad news from Russia, where reports say a plane carrying KHL team HC Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashed shortly after takeoff, killing dozens.  At this moment, it’s believe that 36 of the 37 players on the plane were killed, 43 people killed in total, and two people surviving with what is described as “grave” injuries.  The plane went down shortly after takeoff from Yaroslavl, but weather is not believed to be a factor.  For more information on the tragedy, continue after the jump.

 

Bryan Vickroy

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