Poland has accused managers of provoking the death of Tu-154 Kaczynski


The General Prosecutor’s office of Poland put forward new charges against Russian air traffic controllers who controlled the 10 April 2010 flight of the plane Tu-154, which flew to Smolensk President Lech Kaczynski and his entourage. According to Polish law enforcement officers, dispatchers, and an unknown third party deliberately provoked the crash of the Polish government jet.

“Analysis of data previously collected and newly obtained in the course of the investigation allowed prosecutors to formulate new charges against the air traffic controllers, citizens of the Russian Federation, as well as a third person, who was in the control tower, whose actions in deliberately provoking the disaster resulted in the deaths of the aircraft, which resulted in the deaths of many people,” — said at a press conference in Warsaw Deputy Prosecutor General of Poland Marek Piosenek (quoted by portal Polskie Radio).

The Deputy Prosecutor General also said that his office has filed to the Russian authorities a request for legal assistance the questioning of managers of the Polish investigators.

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