Possible pilot error in Russia crash
MOSCOW -- A pilot helping to investigate a Russian jet crash that killed 44 people, including an entire hockey team, said Thursday that a simulation pointed to pilot error as the cause.
The Yak-42 jet crashed into the banks of the Volga River Sept. 7 moments after takeoff from the city of Yaroslavl in western Russia, wiping out Lokomotiv Yaroslavl of Russia's Continental Hockey League, including several former NHL players.
Test pilot Vasily Sevastyanov told state-run Channel One television ...
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