Russia plane carrying hockey team crashes

RUSSIA- Investigators are still trying to figure out what lead to a deadly plane crash, in Russia Wednesday.

 Forty-three people were killed, the jet was carrying a top Russian ice hockey team. Three former Grand Rapids Griffins and three former Detroit Red Wings were among those killed.

The plane crashed as it took off Wednesday afternoon, from a Russian airport, Two people survived. The National Hockey League commissioner said the crash is "a catastrophic loss to the hockey world."

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