An official listing of the passengers on board the flight that killed nearly the entire KHL club Lokomotiv Yaroslavl (team logo on right) has been released. Investigation into the flight and aircraft is being conducted, and this story will play itself out in the coming weeks and months. The KHL will resume action again on Thursday with the three remaining scheduled games, and a decision will have to be made as to how to proceed further in the season. For now, though, we can only mourn the losses and hope for the best from the two survivors.
The fourty-three deceased were:
|Alexander Kalyanin||23||Right Wing|
|Andrei Kiryukhin||24||Right Wing|
|Sergei Ostapchuk||21||Left Wing|
|Pavel Snurnitsyn||19||Left Wing|
|Ivan Tkachenko||31||Left Wing|
|Alexander Vasyunov||23||Left Wing|
|Arten Yarchuk||21||Left Wing|
|Brad McCrimmon||52||Head Coach|
|Alexander Karpovtsev||41||Assistant Coach|
|Igor Korolev||41||Assistant Coach|
|Yuri Bakhvalov||??||Video Operator|
|Aleksandr Belyavev||??||Equipment Manager|
|Nikolai Krivonosov||??||Fitness Coach|
|Yevgeni Kunnov||??||Massage Therapist|
|Vyacheslav Kuznetsov||??||Massage Therapist|
|Andrei Zimin||??||Team Doctor|
|Nadezhda Maksumova||??||Flight Attendant|
|Vladimir Matyushin||??||Flight Engineer|
|Elena Sarmatova||??||Flight Attendant|
|Elena Shavina||??||Flight Attendant|
Survivng the flight are Alexander Galimov (26 year old Russian defenseman) and Alexander Sizov (Flight Engineer). Best wishes go out for their survival and recovery from this terrible ordeal.
May all the victims rest in peace.