so far not many details in english, but from I am reading in Russian its that 37 people are dead with the pretty much entire team being on board with only 1 survivor
the team website says that Brad McCrimmon former Red Wings assistant coach is their head coach and I am guessing was on board...
45 people on the plane
Entire Roster and Coaching Staff of Lokomotiv plus 4 youth players
1 survivor: crew member Alexander Sizov
KHL cancels opening day games, Ufa game was canceled after first period of play
Player Alexander Galimov (in critical conditions with 90% of his body covered in severe burns) has passed away
Plane had struggled on take off and ended up clipping a tower antenna
Pilots tried to steer the plane into Volga river, but couldn't make it
the nose of the plane ended up in the river and the rear ended up on beach
Ruslan Salei is confirmed dead...
only good news it that Finnish assistant coach didn't make it on the plane as well as youth player Maksim Zuzakin who was told to stay back to help the youth team and survived.
Edited by RedArmy, 13 September 2011 - 08:26 AM.