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Polish President plane Tu-154 crashed near Smolensk, Russia airport

Polish president plane Tu-154 en route from Warsaw to Smolensk on Saturday crashed during landing in Smolensk Oblast killing all 132 passengers on board, including President of Poland Lech Kaczynski and his wife.

The airplane was landing in heavy fog. The government of Smolensk region said that nobody survived the plane crash. They clarified that during the landing approach Tu-154 touched the treetops and hit the ground, and then split up and caught fire.

Kaczynski was flying today in Smolensk, to visit the memorial “Katyn”. Today there are ceremonies in regard to the 70th anniversary of the massacre of Polish officers.

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  • Mubarik Ali · April 10, 2010 at 1:26 pm

    To the People of Poland
    My heart goes out to you in your time of sorrow.

    “Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your President.”

    As you grieve know that we are remembering you and honoring President’s memory.

    Please accept our heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and family of President during this difficult time.


  • Simon / Poland · April 11, 2010 at 4:04 am

    Katyn tragedy of 70 years ago divided our people, let’s do everything that today’s quirk of fate the more we draw closer to each other …


  • Adam · April 18, 2010 at 12:15 am

    Dorogije Ruskije Druzja,
    Izwinite za latinskie bukwy, prosta u mienia niet ruskowo alfabieta.
    Toze: ja panimaju ruski no ja nie mogu gowarit ili pisat pa ruski bez ashibku
    Forgive me that ” englishg protase”, I know face to face polish-rushian talking will be udersatable in at leats 90 %.
    Eh, simply – thank you!!!!
    I’ve always been thinking you and we are realy close!
    Yeah polititians….
    Anyway: please forgive “sad time” and Kremlin ocupation in 1612.
    Resume: I am sure, we have much much more in common than we think we are diffrent and allien to each other even you are ortodox and wea are roman catholick.
    Spasibo Wam Bolsze druzja!
    Boh z Wami!
    Adam iz Warszawy.


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