MOSCOW, January 11. /TASS/. Vice-speaker of the state Duma Irina Yarovaya considers the application of a foreign expert about the alleged explosion in 2010 on Board the Polish presidential airliner Tu-154M near Smolensk provocation and disrespect to the poles.
On 10 January the Polish government, the sub-Commission re-investigating the circumstances of the crash near Smolensk, the approval of an international expert in the field of the study of accidents Frank Taylor, who claimed that on Board the ship the explosion occurred.
“It is a pity that from the accident and grief after years frankly unfair and cynically trying to shape the political explosion of the consciousness of poles”, – said Yarovaya reporters Thursday. “Not so disrespectful to the citizens of Poland, causing them to become victims of staged provocations,” she added.
April 10, 2010 crash of the Polish presidential Tu-154M near Smolensk killed all 96 passengers aboard, including the head of the Republic Lech Kaczynski.
In 2011, the Polish governmental Commission on aircraft accident investigation under the leadership of Jerzy Miller felt that the cause of the incident was “the decline (of the 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 reasons 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.