Sole survivor Yak Service Yak-42D Lokomotiv Yaroslavl


The aircraft was carrying national top hockey team , Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. The hockey team was travelling from Yaroslavl, Russia to Minsk, Belarus for a national match. The aircraft had problems at takeoff. It ran off the runway when it finally lifted. After lifting off, the plane struck a radio mast about 500 meters from the end of the runway. It finally crashed into the Volga River. 7/8 crew members were killed and all passengers were killed.
Initially there were two survivors : Alexander Galimov (hockey team member) and Alexander Sizov flight engineer.
Galimov died on 12 September . The sole survivor of this crash remained Sizov who was discharged from the hospitol on 28 October 2011.
At the time of the crash , Lokomotiv was one of the top ice hockey team in Russia.

Aircraft : Yak Service Yak-42D
Registration number : RA-42434
Date : 7 September 2011


The Lokomotiv Yaroslavl air disaster occurred at 4:05 P.M. Moscow Time on Wednesday, 7 September 2011, when Yak-Service Flight 9633, a Yak-Service Yakovlev Yak-42, carrying the players and coaching staff of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl professional ice hockey team, crashed near the Russian city of Yaroslavl. The aircraft ran off the runway before lifting off, struck a tower mast, caught fire and crashed 2 km (1.2 mi) from Tunoshna Airport at the Volga River bank. Of the 45 on board, 43 died at the crash site.[3] One of the two rescued from the wreck, Alexander Galimov, died five days later in hospital,[4] and only the avionics flight engineer Alexander Sizov survived.


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Here are the CVR last words :

Captain: 74, 76.
Flight engineer: 74,76.
Captain: Time, headlights. We are taking off, top speed 190.
Captain: Three, four, five, nominal [engine thrust].
Flight engineer: Nominal [thrust] on.
Flight engineer: Speed is increasing. [Flight] parameters [are] normal. 130, 150, 170, 190, 210.
Captain: [Switch to] takeoff [thrust].
Flight engineer: 220, 230.
Co-pilot: Maybe [it’s] the stabilizer.
Captain: Takeoff, takeoff [thrust]! Stabilizer!
Co-pilot: What are you doing?
Captain: Takeoff [thrust]!
Flight engineer: Takeoff [thrust] on.
Captain: /cursing/.
Co-pilot: Andrey!

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