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42 people found dead at Yak-42 crash site

September 08, 2011, 9:27 UTC+3

Only two people survived from 45 people onboard the airplane

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MOSCOW, September 8 (Itar-Tass) —— Another two people were found dead at the crash site of an airplane Yak-42 in the Yaroslavl Region, a source in the information department in the Ministry of Emergency Situations told Itar-Tass on Thursday.

“Forty-two people were found dead,” the source said.

The emergency works at the crash site continue. The rescuers will have to find one more dead person.

The Yak-42 airplane, which was carrying the ice hockey team Lokomotiv to Minsk, crashed two kilometers away from the airport falling into three parts, two of which dropped in a Volga tributary on Wednesday. The airplane caught fire in the crash. Only two people survived from 45 people onboard the airplane.

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