Tupolev 154M Crashed in Russia – Killing Polish President

Polish President Lech Kaczynski was killed today, when his Tupolev 154M crashed on approach to Smolensk Airport (LNX) (Russia) in poor visibility. Already on the 4th landing attempt, the Polish Air Force flight, bound from Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW) (Poland), struck trees and broke up. All 88 people onboard have been killed.
According to aviation-safety.net weather reports at 08:00 CET indicated a temperature at Smolensk of 1°C, Dew Point:1°C, wind from 140 degrees at 6 knots, Pressure: 1026 hPa, heavy fog.

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