After six years, Poland again starts to investigate the plane crash, killing Polish President Lech Kaczynski and other state officials.
Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz hinted at an explosion as a possible cause saying the plane had "disintegrated" before crashing.>>
A hypothesis investigated by the Committee for Investigation of National Aviation Accidents
Polish plane crash anniversary beset by questions. Poland's ruling party on Sunday blamed the government of then-Prime Minister Donald Tusk for the 2010 plane crash. The crash of the presidential jet in Smolensk, has led to accusing the previous government of negligence in preparations for the flight. Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz said last month that a bomb on board may have been the cause. The ruling Law & Justice party led is planning a new investigation into the 2010 crash.>>
Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz hinted at an explosion as a possible cause, saying the plane had "disintegrated" metres above the ground before crashing.
The Federation of Katyn Families has asked for a review of the investigation of the aircraft crash outside Smolensk, Russia, in 2010. In the crash 96 people, incl. the Polish president, lost their lives.
On April 10, 2010, a Polish aircraft crashed outside Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 on board, incl. the Polish president and his wife and high-ranking officials. A well-known British air crash expert, Frank Taylor, has recently carried out a review of the official investigations and found several omissions and deficiencies. >>
The present report was developed and is based on study results prepared by experts, academics, scientists and researchers from the United States, Canada, Australia, Great Britain, Denmark, Germany, Poland and Russia, who have collaborated together for the past three years with the Parliamentary Committee for investigation of the Polish Air Force One crash in Smolensk, Russia on April 10, 2010. Research study prepared by author Kazimierz Nowaczyk, Ph.D. >>
WPolityce.pl portal reports that German Federal Prosecutor's Office has initiated a preliminary investigation into the April 10, 2010, Smolensk Crash, in order to establish whether the crash was an assassination.
Jürgen Roth claims in his "2015: Verschlussakte S: Smolensk, MH17 und Putins Krieg in der Ukraine" (2015: Secret Files S: Smolensk, MH17 and Putin’s War in Ukraine) that German intelligence believes the crash at Smolensk in western Russia may not have been accidental.