A Russian jet crashed outside the city of Yaroslavl on Wednesday, killing at least 43 people, including nearly the entire roster of the Kontinental Hockey League’s Lokomotiv team, and shaking the international hockey community to the core.
Rescuers work at the crash site of a Russian Yak-42 jet near the city of Yaroslavl, on the Volga River about 150 miles (240 kilometers) northeast of Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. The Yak-42 jet carrying a top ice hockey team crashed while taking off Wednesday in western Russia. The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said the plane was carrying the Lokomotiv ice hockey team from Yaroslavl. Misha Japaridze/AP Buy Photo