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Hockey Disaster

Hockey Disaster

(Passed – 2011)

  • Such a tragedy. Just wanted to light a candle that will burn bright for your families and let them know they are in our thoughts. RIP.
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Hockey Disaster

Hockey Disaster
(Passed – 2011)

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Hockey Disaster

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This is a tribute to the victims of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash which occurred on September 7, 2011. A Yak-Service Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying the professional ice hockey team and coaching staff of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), crashed near Yaroslavl, Russia. The team was on its way to Minsk, Belarus to start the 2011–12 KHL season.
All players from the main roster plus four from the youth team were on board the aircraft, which caught fire and crashed shortly after take-off from Tunoshna Airport.
Players on board were from Russia, Belarus, Latvia, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine and Sweden.
This is an online memorial to commemorate
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those that lost their lives in this tragedy.
Vitali Anikienko, 24, Ukranian ice hockey player.
Gennady Churilov, 24, Russian ice hockey player.
Robert Dietrich, 25, German ice hockey player.
Pavol Demitra, 36, Slovakian ice hockey player (St. Louis Blues, Minnesota Wild).
Marat Kalimulin, 23, Russian ice hockey player.
Alexander Kalyanin, 23, Russian ice hockey player.
Alexander Karpovtsev, 41, Russian ice hockey coach and retired player (New York Rangers, Dynamo Moscow).
Andrei Kiryukhin, 24, Russian ice hockey player.
Nikita Klyukin, 21, Russian ice hockey player.
Igor Korolev, 41, Russian ice hockey coach and retired player (HC Dynamo Moscow, Toronto Maple Leafs,
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St. Louis Blues).
Stefan Liv, 29, Swedish ice hockey goaltender, Olympic gold medalist.
Jan Marek, 31, Czech ice hockey player.
Brad McCrimmon, 52, Canadian ice hockey coach and retired player (Boston Bruins, Philadelphia Flyers, Calgary Flames).
Sergei Ostapchuk, 21, Belarusian hockey player.
Karel Rachůnek, 32, Czech ice hockey player (Ottawa Senators, New Jersey Devils).
Kārlis Skrastiņš, 37, Latvian hockey player (Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche).
Daniil Sobchenko, 31, Russian ice hockey player.
Ivan Tkachenko, 31, Russian ice hockey player.
Pavel Trakhanov, 33, Russian ice hockey player.
Josef Vašíček, 30, Czech ice hockey player (Carolina
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Hurricanes, New York Islanders).
Alexander Vasyunov, 23, Russian ice hockey player.
Alexander Vyukhin, 38, Ukranian ice hockey player.
Artem Yarchuk, 21, Russian ice hockey player.
May they rest in peace.
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on 4th Jul 2015
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Such a tragedy. Just wanted to light a candle that will burn bright for your families and let them know they are in our thoughts. RIP.
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Hockey Disaster

This is a tribute to the victims of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash which occurred on September 7, 2011. A Yak-Service Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying the professional ice hockey team and coaching staff of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), crashed near Yaroslavl, Russia. The team was on its way to Minsk, Belarus to start the 2011–12 KHL season.
All players from the main roster plus four from the youth team were on board the aircraft, which caught fire and crashed shortly after take-off from Tunoshna Airport.
Players on board were from Russia, Belarus, Latvia, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ukraine and Sweden.
This is an online memorial to commemorate...

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