Polish president Lech Kaczynski, his wife and several officials were killed when their Tupulov aircraft crashed near Smolensk airport, in foggy conditions.

R.I.P. Lech Aleksander Kaczynski, politician and academic, born 18 June 1949; died 10 April 2010

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