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Pavel Trakhanov, Russian, died from a plane crash he was 33.

Pavel Sergeyevich Trakhanov was a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman who played for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) died from a plane crash he was 33.

(March 21, 1978 – September 7, 2011)


On September 7, 2011, Trakhanov was killed in the 2011 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl air disaster,
when a Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying nearly the entire
Lokomotiv team, crashed just outside Yaroslavl, Russia. The team was
traveling to Minsk
to play their opening game of the season, with its coaching staff and
prospects. Lokomotiv officials said “‘everyone from the main roster was
on the plane plus four players from the youth team.'”

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