“This is our tragedy”: 10 years since the crash of the Polish Tu-154 near Smolensk
April 10, 2010 near Smolensk crashed the plane of Polish President Lech Kaczynski. 96 people died in the crash, including the Polish leader himself, his wife and a number of senior officials and public figures of the republic. According to the results of the IAC investigation, the main cause of the crash was the erroneous actions of pilots who decided to land in bad weather conditions. “This is, above all, the tragedy of Poland, the Polish people, but this is also our tragedy. We grieve with you, we worry with you, ”said Vladimir Putin, then prime minister of Russia, the day after the disaster.