Russian hockey team plane crash
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Russian jet crash

Russian hockey team plane crash
Wreckage of the Russian Yak-42 jet that carried an ice hockey team lies near the city of Yaroslav, on the Volga River northeast of Moscow. (Misha Japaridze / Associated Press)
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Rescuers work at the crash site of a Russian Yak-42 jet near the city of Yaroslav, on the Volga River about 150 miles northeast of Moscow. The jet was carrying the Lokomotiv ice hockey team from Yaroslav when it crashed on takeoff, Russian authorities reported. (Misha Japaridze / Associated Press)
Rescuers
Rescuers recover a victim’s body from the Volga River at the the site of a jet crash northeast of Moscow. The Yak-42 jet carrying a top ice hockey team crashed while taking off. Pavol Demitra, a former L.A. Kings forward and a three-time NHL All-Star, was reportedly among the players killed in the crash, his agent told the Toronto Globe and Mail.  (Misha Japaridze / Associated Press)
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Rescuers work at the crash site of Russian Yak-42 jet near the city of Yaroslav on the Volga River about 150 miles northeast of Moscow. (Misha Japaridze / Associated Press)
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A TV frame grab taken from the Russian NTV channel shows the burning Russian Yak-42 passenger plane, which crashed while taking off. ()
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