Death of Lech Kaczynski

June 18, 1949 - April 10, 2010
Moscow, Russia | Age 60

Polish leader, 95 others dead in Russia jet crash
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MOSCOW (AP) -- Polish President Lech Kaczynski and some of the country's highest military and civilian leaders died when the presidential plane crashed as it came in for a landing in thick fog in western Russia on Saturday, killing 96, officials said.

Russian and Polish officials said there were no survivors on the Soviet-era Tupolev, which was taking the president, his wife and staff to events marking the 70th anniversary of the...

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