Lokomotiv Yaroslavl in plane crash

Lokomotiv Yaroslavl in plane crash

07 Sep 2011 | Eurohockey.com
 

Lokomotiv press officer confirms that the entire team was on the plane. Two persons can have survived the crash, all other players and staff on board the plane are dead.

 
 
 
 
The airplane of KHL club Lokomotiv Yaroslavl  has crashed. The plane was flying to Minsk, carrying the Lokomotiv team to their first game of the 2011-12 KHL season.  According to information published by TASS news agency, the airplane was unable to gain altitude and collided with an antenna. According to preliminary data, there were 45 people on board. There are reports that two have survived: one of the survivors was player Alexander Galimov. Sources have said that Galimov passed away in hospital, but that has not yet been confirmed.

Lokomotiv Yaroslvl press officer Vladimir Mankov confirmed that all the members of the team were on board the plane that crashed today at 16:00.

"The plane with our team had to take off at about four o’clock in the afternoon. At first we did not want to believe what happened. But now there is no hope. The team is lost. I heard that two people are in critical condition. But who are they I do not know. It was the first match of the season, so all players including injured ones were going to Minsk. They even took four guys from the youth team with them."


Ico Facebook Ico Del.icio.us Ico Stumbleupon Ico Twitter Ico Digg it
Print
Recent transfersShow all transfers»
  1. 15 Nov 2019 |  Rob Flick  (F)
     
    Ravensburg Towerstarsarrowunknown
  2. 15 Nov 2019 |  Tyler Brower  (D)
     
    Deggendorfer SCarrowunknown
  3. 14 Nov 2019 |  Joshua Ealey Newman  (F)
     
    Bracknell HornetsarrowBracknell Bees
  4. 14 Nov 2019 |  Ales Kranjc  (D)
     
    HK Olimpija LjubljanaarrowEV Lindau
  5. 14 Nov 2019 |  Robert Chaumont  (F)
     
    EV Lindauarrowunknown
  6. 14 Nov 2019 |  Frank Gentges  (C)
     
    ESC Wohnbau MoskitosarrowSelect 4U Devils Nijmegen
  7. 13 Nov 2019 |  Pauls Svars  (D)
     
    HK RigaarrowOlimps Riga

Leagues

Czech Rep.:  Tipsport extraliga | 1.liga | 2.liga

Finland:  Liiga | Mestis

Germany:  DEL | DEL2

Russia:  KHL | VHL

Slovakia:  Tipsport Extraliga | 1.liga

Sweden:  SHL | HockeyAllsvenskan

Switzerland:  NLA | NLB

Other:  EBEL | Belarus | Croatia | Denmark | Estonia | France | Great Britain | Iceland | Italy | Latvia | Lithuania | MOL-liga | Norway | Poland | Romania | Serbia | Slovenia | Spain | NHL | AHL |

Leagues statistic
League standings
 
Game fixtures
 
League leaders
 
 
 
Headlines

Czech Republic wins Karjala Tournament

The Czechs wins the first EHT tournament of the season after three straight wins Read more»

Long serving Welshman reaches 1000 games

October 26th was a momentous day for a long serving Sheffield Steeler , Jonathan Phillips as he recorded his 1000th EIHL game. He is the first player to have reached this milestone. ... Read more»

© Copyright 2019 European Ice Hockey Online AB & eSports.cz s.r.o. | info@eurohockey.com
Hokejová výstroj