The 2010 Katyń Families Association



In the early hours of the morning, on April 10th, 2010 a TU-154M plane crashed in Smolensk (Russia) a 1km short of the runway in foggy weather conditions, killing all passengers on board.

The plane was carrying a delegation of 96 deserved and distinguished patriots, members of the Polish elite, including the Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife, former President Ryszard Kaczorowski, the entire general army command, the Chief of the Polish General Staff and other senior Polish military officers, the president of the National Bank of Poland, Poland's deputy foreign minister, Polish government officials, 15 members of the Polish parliament, senior members of the Polish clergy, and relatives of victims of the Katyn massacre.

An event regarded by many as the worst national disaster to befall on Poland since World War II.

They were on the way from Warsaw (Poland) to attend an event marking the 70th anniversary of the Katyn Forest massacre.


What happened?

On July 25th, 2014, family members of the Smolensk crash victims have sent a letter to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte concerning Malaysian flight MH17.



"Anatomy of a Fall" (ENG subtitles) is a documentary by Anita Gargas and is one from a series of documentaries on the presidential Smolensk plane crash endorsed by Gazeta Polska weekly. The documentary is crucial in bringing us closer to the answer of what happened on the morning of April 10th, 2010 in Smolensk.



"THE WHOLE TRUTH ABOUT TNT" is the title of wSieci weekly in Poland. Please find the translation of the article on the real story of explosives detection and the cover-up that followed. Translated by: