Polish President Killed in Fiery Crash


Polish president, Lech Kaczynski, and his wife were among 96 people killed in a fiery crash on 10 April 2010.  The planed failed to make the landing strip in the thick fog on its approach to a regional airport in Russia in the early morning hours.

The governor of the west Russian town of Smolensk confirmed there were no survivors from the Tupulov Tu-154 plane, which came down at 11am (7am GMT) about a mile (1.5km) from Smolensk airport.