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Three Years Ago Today: Remembering Flight 9633 And Lokomotiv Yaroslavl

A mourner adds a rose to a makeshift memorial at the scene of the crash of flight 9633. (Photo: Wikipedia)

A mourner adds a rose to a makeshift memorial at the scene of the crash of flight 9633. (Photo: Wikipedia)

On Wednesday, September 7th, 2011, Flight 9633 crashed during a takeoff from Tunoshna Airport near the Russian city of Yaroslavl. The plane was carrying the entire Lokomotiv Yaroslavl professional hockey team of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and sadly 43 of the 45 people on board perished at the scene. Read more