Disaster Polish Tu-154 in Smolensk - plane crash, occurred on April 10, 2010 at 8:56 Polish time (10:56 local time). Tu-154M, No side 101, including conducting Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife at the celebration of the 70th celebrations anniversary of the Katyn massacre, crashed about 1.5 km from the Smolensk-Siewiernyj near Smolensk. Preliminary findings show that the plane touched the left wing against a tree or a pole directing when you try to land in fog.
No one survived the disaster. The official list of victims of the disaster published by the Polish Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration is 89 passengers and 7 crew members. One person, Sophia Kruszyńska-Gust, did not appear in the check-in.
Just before the crash at the Smolensk airport-Siewiernyj reigned high haze, and the airport does not have the Supporting ILS landing guidance system. According to Preliminary information given to the media plane had problems landing. Pilots again increased string engine to Infer the airplane with an approach to land and go to the second lap, after Comma contact with the plane broke. As the service gazeta.ru, the dispatcher Suggested the pilot to land at alternative airports in Minsk or Moscow, In Spite of the first pilot Decided it would land at Smolensk.
This disaster has global significance. Everyone will long mourn the death of these people, I too.