Russia says 43 feared dead in plane crash

By REUTERS
September 7, 2011 17:39

MOSCOW - Forty-three people were feared dead after a plane carrying a Russian hockey team crashed on Wednesday near the city of Yaroslavl, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.

Officials initially said 37 people were on board the Yak-42 aircraft, but the ministry later said 45 were aboard and that two had apparently survived.


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