MOSCOW, March 14. Official representative of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation Vladimir Markin has called absurd the statement of the Minister of defence of Poland, who called the terrorist attack a plane crash Lech Kaczynski near Smolensk.
“In the race for the most ridiculous and stupid statements suddenly appeared a new leader,” wrote Markin in his microblog on Twitter, commenting on this statement. “How to respond to such audacity the independent representatives? Looking forward to”, he added.
The statement of the Minister of defence
Earlier, the Polish defence Minister Anthony Macierewicz called “a terrorist act” the plane crash near Smolensk in April 2010 that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski, said the British Corporation “bi-Bi-si”.
According to the Minister, this action was intended to deprive Poland of the people “who led the country to independence”.
Earlier, the Polish governmental Commission on investigation of aviation accidents, headed by Jerzy Miller, considered that “the cause of the accident was the reduced (plane) below the minimum height at excessive speed in conditions that prevent visual contact with the ground, as well as the late start of procedure of leaving on the second circle”. In the Commission’s report, submitted 15 months after the tragedy, among the causes of the crash mentioned errors of the crew and the fact that the pilot ignored the signals of the system of early warning collision with the ground TAWS.
Crash near Smolensk
April 10, 2010 crash of the Polish presidential plane Tu-154M near Smolensk, killing all 96 passengers were on Board, including the President of the Republic Lech Kaczynski. The investigation into the tragedy continues as the Prosecutor’s office of Poland and the Russian side.