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Originally posted by order in chaos
The Russian government has although responded very quickly by placing an investigating commission headed by Vladimir Putin himself.
Originally posted by Vitchilo
Not to mention all the top generals of the polish army were killed too.
This is a decapitation of the country.
Originally posted by Rukas
Just heard about this, my mother rang to tell me, she's already heard (and passed on to me), rumors of Russian involvement.
Apparently they serviced the plane before it took off or something?
Originally posted by pause4thought
Isn't he the guy who refused to buy Swine Flu vaccines for his country?
Very sad news, whatever the cause.
Originally posted by Xadaz
I read somewhere that it was apparently going around for the 4th time before landing, not sure how much truth to that there is, not whether it is fairly standard to have to queue to land a plane?
Any pilots want to enlighten us?
Pilot error is suspected as a cause in the crash Saturday in western Russia of the plane carrying President Lech Kaczynski and other top Polish officials, Russian news agencies reported.
The cause of the plane crash was apparently an error by the crew during the approach to landing," Russian state news agency RIA Novosti quoted an unnamed official in the Russian region of Smolensk as saying