Watchdog claims Telegram provides means of communication to terroristsBusiness & Economy June 23, 16:45
Russia launches serial production of seaborne air defense missile systemMilitary & Defense June 23, 16:25
Kamaz to invest 50 mln euro in construction of assembly plant in AfricaBusiness & Economy June 23, 16:16
Key facts about Turkish Stream projectBusiness & Economy June 23, 16:05
Lavrov slams NATO for its geopolitical ambitionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 15:58
Russia, Belarus plan to create common visa space — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 15:37
Lavrov says no plans to occupy Belarus on pretext of conducting military drillsRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 15:11
St. Petersburg may apply for hosting Champions League finalSport June 23, 14:53
Pyongyang denies torturing US student who died after release from North KoreaWorld June 23, 14:45
MOSCOW, September 21 (Itar-Tass) — The Federal Air Transport Agency has revoked the license of the Yak- Service airline which owned the Yak-42 passenger plane which crashed near Yaroslavl, killing famous Lokomotiv ice hockey team.
The Yak-42, which had the Lokomotiv ice hockey team on board, crashed near Yaroslavl on September 7. Forty- four people were killed. The only survivor is a flight attendant who is undergoing treatment at a Moscow hospital.
Experts of the Interstate Aviation Committee established that the plane failed to gain the necessary speed before it took off and overshot the runway, running 400 meters on the ground, and then collided with a radio aerial. The plane heavily tilted to the left and fell from the altitude of five -six meters.
An investigation into the causes of the Yak-42 crash continues. Experts continue to study the plane's flight recorders. After the tragedy the Federal Service for Supervision of Transport ordered checks of all "Yak" planes used by Russian airline companies.
Three Yak-42 passenger planes were suspended from passenger transportation.