Russia: Plane Brought Down By Homemade Explosive DeviceA homemade explosive device brought down a Russian passenger plane over Egypt last month, the head of Russia's FSB security service said Tuesday, telling President Vladimir Putin it's now clear the bombing that killed 224 people was a "terrorist'' act.
DHS To Step Up Overseas Flight Screenings Amid Russian Plane Crash ProbeThe Russian government is suspending all flights to Egypt as it investigates whether a plane was brought down by a bomb, and the U.S. has also stepped up security at overseas airports.
Hartnett: Reflections On Former NHL Stars Taken In Russian Air DisasterThe far-reaching air disaster in Western Russia sadly claimed the lives of many celebrated former Rangers, Devils and Islanders representing Lokomotiv Yaroslav.
Plane Carrying KHL's Lokomotiv Crashes; Ex-NHL Locals Among 43 Confirmed DeadA jet carrying a top KHL team crashed while taking off Wednesday in western Russia, killing 43 people. Four names familiar to New York hockey fans were employed by Lokomotiv, and the team has confirmed that their entire main roster was on the Yak-42.