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The version about explosion on Board of Tu-154 of Polish President Lech Kaczynski in April 2010 was tested by Russian investigators and not confirmed, the cause of the crash were incorrect actions of the crew. About it “lente.ru” said the official representative of the Investigative Committee of Russia Svetlana Petrenko.
“The Russian investigation left questions about the causes of the incident. To the tragedy caused by a combination of factors. This and the failure of the commander of the crew activities in a timely manner for the alternate care when the actual weather conditions at the airport in Smolensk. And erroneous actions of the crew in the face of declining out-of-sight landmarks, continue approach, and the lack of response and action required the repeated intervention of the system of early warning of approaching land,” she said.
According to her, all other versions, including those made by the Polish side, were carefully checked.
“The version about explosion tested at the top and its confirmation is not found. The same conclusion was reached by the specialists of the Interstate aviation Committee according to the results of their investigation,” — said the representative of the RCDS.
From 3 to 7 September, the Polish investigators will conduct an additional inspection of assemblies, subassemblies and structural elements of the aircraft stored in Smolensk. 11 times they have came to Russia to work with evidence. With their participation there were a number of inspections as the site of the crash, and its fragments added to the TFR.
Tu-154M of the Polish air force, on Board of which were high-ranking Polish politicians including President Lech Kaczynski and his wife crashed in April 2010 near Smolensk. As a result, all passengers and crew members a total of 96 people died. Kaczynski was flying at the mourning events in Katyn, where Polish soldiers are buried who were shot by the NKVD in 1940.
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