Russian ice-hockey team killed in plane crash

At least 36 people died on Wednesday when a plane carrying the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice-hockey team crashed during take-off near Yaroslavl, some 300km from Moscow.

One person was injured.

The Yak-42 was carrying the team to Minsk, the Belarusian capital.

The plane crashed at 4:00 p.m. Moscow time (noon GMT).


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