The VTB United League quarterfinal games scheduled for May 6-8 will begin with a minute of silence for those lost in the plane crash at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.
On May 5, an SSJ-100 caught fire during an emergency landing at Sheremetyevo Airport in the Russian capital. The plane was flying to Murmansk, but was forced to return to its airport of departure. According to the latest information, 41 people died in the catastrophe, including one member of the crew. 33 passengers and four crew members survived.
The VTB United League expresses its deep condolences to the victims’ families and loved ones