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Crash spotlights derelict Russian airports

Military airfields like the Smolensk strip where a Polish plane crashed Saturday lack up-to-date equipment

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.

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