Posted by: aatosbeck | September 8, 2011

Icehockey players killed in crash!

Icehockey players killed in crash

In Russia is a passenger plane crashed. Of the 45 occupants are 43 died. Players sat In the appliance and escorts of a Russian ice hockey club.


Yak-42 plane the Russian was on its way to Minsk and flew shortly after the start in fire. The plane crashed at the site at Yaroslavl, 250 km northeast of Moscow.

Several foreign players

On board were all players Lokomotiv Yaroslavland escorts of ice hockey club, Russia Todayreports. Last season the team was champion in the KHL, a competition with teams from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, the countries Slovakia and Latvia.

Some internationals

There are some foreign players in the team, including three players of the Czech national team. The team also play there from Germany and ijshockeyers in Sweden. Brad McCrimmonthe trainer is the Canadian. The Russian ice hockey player Alexander Galimov and the pilot would have survived.

© RTL nieuws.

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