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Thousands Mourn Victims of Russian Hockey Plane Crash

Posted September 10th, 2011 at 1:06 pm (UTC-5)
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An estimated 100,000 people gathered Saturday in Russia’s western city of Yaroslavl to honor the victims of a plane crash that devastated a local ice hockey team. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin joined the mourners for a ceremony at a hockey arena in Yaroslavl. They laid flowers near coffins containing the remains of players and […]

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Russian Plane Crash Probe: Engines Running Until the End

Posted September 9th, 2011 at 5:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Russian aviation experts looking into the airplane crash that killed almost an entire ice hockey team say the plane’s engines were operating up until the moment of the accident, and that the stabilizer and flaps were in their proper position. The Interstate Aviation Committee issued that assessment Friday as it examined the flight data recorders […]

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Russia Mourns Crash Victims, Medvedev Demands Airline Reforms

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Russia is mourning victims of an airplane crash that killed one of the country’s top ice hockey teams, as President Dmitry Medvedev called for tough reforms of the country’s airline industry. Mr. Medvedev said Russia should drastically reduce the number of airlines operating in the country, quickly replace its aging fleet of domestic aircraft, and […]

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Medvedev Demands Russian Airline Reforms Following Crash

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 5:35 am (UTC-5)
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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday called for tough reforms of the country’s airline industry while visiting the site of an airplane crash that killed one of the country’s top ice hockey teams. Mr. Medvedev said Russia should drastically reduce the number of airlines operating in the country, quickly replace its aging fleet of domestic […]

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Russian Plane Crash Kills 43, Including World Hockey Stars

Posted September 8th, 2011 at 12:31 am (UTC-5)
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A private Russian jet carrying a professional ice hockey team crashed shortly after takeoff Wednesday in western Russia, killing at least 43 people. On the plane were members of Russia’s Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team, many of them international hockey stars. Several coaches and club officials were also killed. One player and a member of the crew […]

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Russian Plane Crash Kills 43, Including World Hockey Stars

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A private Russian jet carrying a local ice hockey team crashed shortly after takeoff Wednesday in western Russia, killing at least 43 people. The accident killed members of the local Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team, many of them international hockey stars. Several coaches and club officials were also killed. One player and a member of the crew […]

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Russian Plane Crash Kills 43

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 1:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A Russian jet carrying a top local ice hockey team has crashed in the western part of the country, killing at least 43 people. The Emergency Situations Ministry says the Yak-42 passenger plane crashed immediately after take-off Wednesday from the city of Yaroslavl, about 240 kilometers northeast of Moscow. The ministry says the plane was […]

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Russian Plane Crash Kills 43

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 10:46 am (UTC-5)
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A Russian jet carrying a local ice hockey team has crashed in the western part of the country, killing at least 43 people. The Emergency Situations Ministry says the Yak-42 passenger plane crashed immediately after take-off Wednesday from the city of Yaroslavl, about 240 kilometers northeast of Moscow. The ministry says the plane was carrying […]

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Russian Plane Crash Kills 36

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 9:46 am (UTC-5)
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A Russian jet carrying a local ice hockey team has crashed in the western part of the country, killing 36 of the 37 people on board. The Emergency Situations Ministry says the Yak-42 passenger plane crashed immediately after take-off Wednesday from the city of Yaroslavl, about 240 kilometers northeast of Moscow. The ministry says one […]

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Chilean Govt. Says All 21 Aboard Air Force Plane Killed in Crash

Posted September 4th, 2011 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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Chilean officials say all 21 people aboard a Chilean air force plane that crashed in the Pacific Ocean are dead. The CASA 212 went down Friday after two failed attempts to land in difficult weather on the Juan Fernandez islands, about 700 kilometers from the Chilean mainland. Fishermen and rescue teams combing the waters have […]

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