April 11, 2010 by Post Team
Lech Kaczynski:Poland’s President Lech Kaczynski, has died in a plane crash in western Russia Airport today. He was 60 years old. All passengers on the plane died, including his wife Mary, National Bank chief and the top military. It is said that 95 or more people have died in this crash.
This terrible crash happened when the president and other officials were to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the annihilation of the Katyn Polish prisoners of war. In that war, 20,000 officers were sentenced to death in World War II. The plane was to land on the runway but then hit the trees in place.
Where you hit the trees was about 1.5 km from the airport and the runway. After striking the trees that the plane caught fire and broke into pieces. The fog played a huge role in the crash of the airplane as the pilot is facing difficulties in landing the plane because he made four attempts, all unsuccessful.
Although the pilot turned the plane to land at the airport in others but in the latest attempt of the plane hit trees and caught fire. The black box of the plate has not been found yet. The chairman of the House Bronislaw Komorowski now is president of Poland.
The plane crash appears to be the most terrible catastrophe in the history of Poland and has destroyed the country. The leaders of other countries and the Queen has sent tributes to those killed in the accident. This has led to new elections that could occur in two months. But today really was a dark day in the history of Poland.
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