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Tragic Russian Hockey Team Plane Crash Is The Result Of A Pilot Error

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After a full investigation, the tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of nearly an entire Russian hockey team, the Yaroslavl Lokomotiv, has been explained.

With “no failures in the operation of the airplane and the engines were found", it has been determined that the accident is the result of a pilot inadvertently pressing on a brake pedal while pulling on the control yoke during takeoff.

Without enough speed for takeoff, the plane collided with the antenna of an airport beacon, then crashed into several pieces and caught fire.

Investigators have determined that

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KHL Team Dynamo Minsk Honors Victims In Lokomotiv Plane Crash

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Although we can't understand what they are saying, the overwhelming emotions do not get lost in translation.

In honor of their fallen opponents, the team scheduled to play KHL team Lokomotiv — Dynamo Minsk — held a memorial service on Thursday instead of a game.

All tickets had been sold out long before Wednesday's tragedy claimed the lives of 43 people when a plane crashed in Russia shortly after take off. Amazingly, not a single ticket was returned and spectators brought flowers to show their respect.

Check out the video above to see the ceremony held due to the sad, sad circumstances.

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