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    An aircraft flying from Warsaw has crashed outside Smolensk in Western Russia among the passengers are the Polish President Lech Kazynchski and his wife. 87 are confirmed dead but there is no confirnation yet on the status of the President.

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    According to this BBC report the Regional Governor is quoted as stating that 'no one had survived' and there were also a number of senior Polish government Ministers on board as well. They were flying to Smolensk for the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre.
    BBC News - Polish President Lech Kaczynski 'in plane crash'

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    Quote Originally Posted by kerrynorth View Post
    According to this BBC report the Regional Governor is quoted as stating that 'no one had survived' and there were also a number of senior Polish government Ministers on board as well. They were flying to Smolensk for the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre.
    BBC News - Polish President Lech Kaczynski 'in plane crash'
    Conspiracy theories in 3...2....1....

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    Quote Originally Posted by kerrynorth
    According to this BBC report the Regional Governor is quoted as stating that 'no one had survived' and there were also a number of senior Polish government Ministers on board as well. They were flying to Smolensk for the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre.
    BBC News - Polish President Lech Kaczynski 'in plane crash'
    Is this the guy who wouldn't sign the Lisbon Treaty into law? Problem solved. Clan-man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kerrynorth View Post
    According to this BBC report the Regional Governor is quoted as stating that 'no one had survived' and there were also a number of senior Polish government Ministers on board as well. They were flying to Smolensk for the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre.
    BBC News - Polish President Lech Kaczynski 'in plane crash'
    The Polish president's wife is being reported as being on the plane as well.Feared dead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Glucose View Post
    The Polish president's wife is being reported as being on the plane as well.Feared dead.
    Numerous Polish luminaries such as bishops and ministers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clanrickard

    Numerous Polish luminaries such as bishops and ministers.
    It's true then. It really could have happened to a bishop.
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    RIP for all those who have lost their lives.

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    Not a fan of his politics but RIP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kerrynorth View Post
    An aircraft flying from Warsaw has crashed outside Smolensk in Western Russia among the passengers are the Polish President Lech Kazynchski and his wife. 87 are confirmed dead but there is no confirnation yet on the status of the President.
    In addition to the Kaczynskis, the Polish central bank governor Slawomir Skrzypek was also on board, according to a bank spokesman-Sky News

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