Did pilots’ misunderstanding turn fatal for Yak-42?

­Anatoly Knishov, honored test pilot and Hero of Russia explained to Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper: “74, 76 – engines’ indicators. The crew is getting ready to start to takeoff”. The captain registered the speed – 190 km/h. “This is so-called ‘decision point’,” Knishov explained. “If the engines or the system fail before that point, the crew […]