The 2010 Katyń Families Association

Investigators say the 'likely cause of the explosion was a thermobaric load'. The explosion then likely 'set off a strong shockwave' investigators said Monday. The claim comes on seventh anniversary of the crash in Smolensk, Russia. It killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others, mostly senior Polish statesmen.



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11.04.2017


With the seventh anniversary of the crash of the Tu-154M plane in Smolensk drawing near, the prosecution office handling the investigation into this matter organised a press conference during which it informed the public opinion of new facts and findings made to date.



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07.04.2017


"Evidence has been collected and obtained during the investigation, which allowed prosecutors to formulate new accusations against air traffic controllers, as well as a third person in the flight control tower" said Deputy Attorney General of the National Public Prosecutor's Office Marek Pasionek.

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03.04.2017


A report of a crime allegedly committed by Donald Tusk was filed with the Prosecution Office. ‘The former Prime Minister should stand trial and be judged by the court as provided for by the law, no position or function exempts from liability for the crimes he is suspected of,’ stated the Minister of National Defence, Antoni Macierewicz in a recent interview.

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27.03.2017


The Argentinian prosecutor and expert in criminal law is to take part ‘in the procedure to recover the wreckage of the Polish TU154M plane from Russia’. In his interview with newspaper 'Dziennik Gazeta Prawna' Moreno-Ocampo said ‘I provide independent and unbiased opinion, based on international law, which aims to resolve the problem and to have the plane wreckage returned.’

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23.03.2017


Recently, ABC News produced a short investigative piece on the Smolensk plane crash entitled: "How Poland Coped When Most of Government Was Killed in Plane Crash". Unfortunately, an opportunity has been missed to shed light on actual key facts.

 

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30.11.2016


A speech delivered on 21st October 2016 by Mrs Ewa Kochanowska (wife of Smolensk crash victim Janusz Kochanowski) in the Polish Parliament during a sitting of the Defence Committee addressing the exhumations of the Smolensk crash victims announced by the Polish Prosecutor's Office.

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16.11.2016


A commission appointed to investigate the 2010 presidential plane crash has said that there were serious shortcomings in a report on the crash drafted by the previous government.



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15.09.2016


Former Polish Interior Minister Jerzy Miller and PM Donald Tusk consented to “falsifying information” used in the country’s official report on the 2010 Smolensk presidential plane crash according to Gazeta Polska Codziennie daily.

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13.09.2016


Warsaw's National Opera hosted on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016. the premiere of "Smoleńsk," a film by veteran award-winning director Antoni Krauze about the 2010 plane crash which killed 96 people, including former Polish President Lech Kaczyński.


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07.09.2016