A Russian Yakovlev 42D aircraft operated by Moscow-based Yak Service crashed on takeoff about 2 km. from the runway of Yaroslavl Airport (IAR) in Russia, killing at least 43 and critically injuring two of the 45 people onboard, according to the Associated Press. Aviation Safety Network (ASN) said the flight, which crashed at 4 p.m. Moscow time, was en route to Minsk-1 International and was carrying members of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl ice hockey team. The aircraft (RA-42433) crashed into ...

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