Passengers said police ‘swarmed’ the Air Canada flight from Calgary responding to reports of a disturbance by Russian and Czech hockey players. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via ZUMA/dpa
Passengers said police ‘swarmed’ the Air Canada flight from Calgary responding to reports of a disturbance by Russian and Czech hockey players. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via ZUMA/dpa
Canada

Russian, Czech hockey players removed from Air Canada flight for not wearing masks, smoking

  • The hockey teams were heading home from the junior championships in Canada’s Red Deer and Edmonton that were cancelled on Wednesday because of Covid-19
  • Fellow passengers said the Russian squad caused the disturbance. The Czech team members were just wearing similar grey sweatshirts, their manager said

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Passengers said police ‘swarmed’ the Air Canada flight from Calgary responding to reports of a disturbance by Russian and Czech hockey players. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via ZUMA/dpa
Passengers said police ‘swarmed’ the Air Canada flight from Calgary responding to reports of a disturbance by Russian and Czech hockey players. Photo: Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via ZUMA/dpa
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