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Polish plane crash mystery deepens

Dramatic recordings from the black box of the doomed Polish government airliner that crashed April 10, killing Polish president Lech Kaczynski and 95 others, indicate that the main cause of the catastrophe was pilot error.... Read more»2

Why the Polish plane crash is called 'Katyn 2'

The divided commemorations of a 1940 massacre underscore persistent divides between Russia and Poland. The group of dignitaries who died in a plane crash Saturday was traveling to commemorate those whose lives had been cut terribly short in that very region 70 years ago.... Read more»

Crash spotlights derelict Russian airports

On Monday investigators honed in on pilot error as the most likely cause of the Saturday plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski, but questions remained about the crew’s decision to land in Smolensk – home of a derelict airport that has spotlighted for the world Russia’s aging infrastructure.... Read more»

Poland grapples with loss of president, leaders

Polish president Lech Kaczynski, 60, was killed in an air crash near the Russian city of Smolensk on Saturday morning along with 95 other people, after the airliner tried repeatedly to land in very foggy conditions.... Read more»