We already know that the tragedy was neither caused by pilot error, nor by the birch tree. What we do know is that there might have been explosions aboard the aircraft.
Article by Antoni Macierewicz. Source. niezależna.pl / Translation by Iranda >>
Former Polish expert accredited to the Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK) Edmund Klich admitted on RMF FM radio that there was a tendency to direct the investigation into a human error factor and blame the pilots. He complained about the lack of support from the Polish government to those present at the scene in Russia.>>
After two years of being kept out in the open air and exposed to hard weather conditions, one of the main pieces of evidence in the form of the wreckage of the Tu-154 plane which crashed on 10 April 2010 was shown shining clean. Other parts such as windows seem to have been replaced with new ones. >>
PM Tusk argues against bill aimed towards pressuring the Russian cabinet to give back Poland the wreckage of the TU-154 plane. "This is a disgrace which will be written into history and you will be mentioned in it together with those who are on the Polish disgrace list," said Law and Justice party Chair Jaroslaw Kaczynski, adding that "in a political sense" those currently in power "are fully responsible for this air crash." >>
"The strength of the Smolensk lie is certainly due to the fact that it is so widespread." - Katarzyna Gojska-Hejke
Ewa Błasik widow of late General Andrzej Blasik, Commander of The Polish Air Force, gave a moving speech during the public hearing on the Smolensk Crash held in Brussels on the 28th of March 2012 for which she was awarded great applause and a standing ovation.
‘The analyses show that the tragedy occured in the air as a result of the action of third parties’, said Antoni Macierewicz at the hearing.
The ECR Group with The 2010 Katyn Families Association organised a public hearing on the causes of the Smolensk presidential plane crash of April 10th 2012. The public hearing focused on the latest works and findings of the Parliamentary Group looking at what really happened in Smolensk. >>
What really happened in the forests at Smolensk, Russia, when a Polish aircraft carrying Poland's national leadership crashed in April 2010, killing all 96 people on board, including Poland's president and first lady? by Diana West >>
By Pawel Piotr Styrna, from the Selous Foundation for Public Policy Research (SFPPR)
article dated: September 2, 2011