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Airline industry under scrutiny

Updated: September 7, 2012, 12:00 AM ET
By Khristina Narizhnaya | Special to ESPN.com

MOSCOW -- A pilot with fake documents and a barely trained co-pilot got into a Yak-42 private jet to fly three-time Russian league champion team Lokomotiv from Yaroslavl to Minsk for their first game of the 2011-12 season. But before the plane could barely get off the ground, it crashed, killing 44 of 45 people on board.

The crash was one of the worst accidents in sports history, wiping out the entire team, including former NHL and international players, and a Canadian coach.

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