Burning wreckage from the plane crash
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Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv devastated in crash

The world of ice hockey was plunged into mourning on Wednesday when a Russian plane carrying one of the county's top teams crashed killing all but two of the passengers and crew.

The Yak-42 plane plummeted into a river shortly after taking flight from city of Yaroslavl.

On board was the Lokomotiv ice hockey team on its way to the opening game of the season in Minsk.

Wendy Urquhart reports.

  • 07 Sep 2011
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