"There are no circumstances indicating that Gen. Andrzej Blasik had any impact on the work and the decision of the crew."
- reads a letter, signed by Maj. Jaroslaw Seja from the prosecution.
This information however has been long known after analysis of the cabin voice recordings. The stenographic records showed there was no trace of any interference in the work of the cabin crew. The voice, previously attributed to the general, actually belonged to the second pilot, major Robert Grzywna.
Photo: Gazeta Polska
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