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Russia commemorates plane crash victims
More than 30 hockey players die as Yakovlev goes down northeast of Moscow.
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2011 21:44

The Russian president has called for changes to the country's airline industry as he visited the plane crash site where 43 people were killed on Wednesday.

Dmitry Medvedev laid a wreath in memory of those killed in the crash.

The plane came down near Yaroslavl, northeast of Moscow, shortly after takeoff.

More than 30 of those killed were players and coaches from one of the country's top ice hockey clubs.

Barnaby Phillips reports.

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