Russian Plane Crash Kills Majority of Ice Hockey Team

September 9th, 2011 | Other accidents

September 9, 2011 A passenger plane crashed into a river bank near Yaroslavl, Russia, this week, taking the lives of 43 ice hockey players. Reuters reports that the hockey team had been traveling to a season-opener when the Yak-42 plane crashed shortly after takeoff on Wednesday, September 7. The horrific aviation accident, which occurred about… Read More