4 August 1987|
Yaroslavl, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Died||7 September 2011
|Height||6 ft 5 in (196 cm)|
|Weight||199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)|
|Played for||Lokomotiv Yaroslavl|
|World Junior Championships|
Andrei Anatolievich Kiryukhin (Russian: Андрей Анатольевич Кирюхин; 4 August 1987 – 7 September 2011) was a Russian professional ice hockey winger who played for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).
Besides Lokomotiv, he also played for Lokomotiv-2 (its farm team), Belgorod and Kapitan teams.
Playing for Russia at the 2007 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships he won a silver medal.
His father Anatoly Kiryukhin was a football player and coach.
On 7 September 2011, Kiryukhin was killed in the 2011 Lokomotiv Yaroslavl air disaster, when a Yakovlev Yak-42 passenger aircraft, carrying nearly his entire Lokomotiv team, crashed just outside Yaroslavl, Russia. The team was traveling to Minsk to play their opening game of the season, with its coaching staff and prospects. Lokomotiv officials said "'everyone from the main roster was on the plane plus four players from the youth team.'"
- Yaroslavl Lokomotiv's 2010-11 Roster Archived 2011-01-20 at the Wayback Machine.
- "First pictures from the crash of Yak-42 near Yaroslavl". Lifenews.ru. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07.
- "The list of Lokomotiv players who died". Lifenews.ru. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07.
- "Pavol Demitra among 43 killed in Russian plane crash". theglobeandmail.com. 2011-09-07. Retrieved 2011-09-07.[permanent dead link]
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