No Survivors in Flight Carrying Polish President, Russian Media Report

Submitted by Norm Roulet on Sat, 04/10/2010 - 03:56.

From NY Times - MOSCOW -- A plane carrying the Polish president, Lech Kaczynski, and his wife crashed in western Russia on Saturday morning, and there were no survivors, according to Russia media.

A spokeswoman for the emergency situations ministry said on Russian television that the plane, a Tupolev 154, crashed as it was landing in Smolensk, and 87 people on board had died.

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Other reports indicate more people were on-board.

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