Polish leader, 95 others dead in Russia jet crash

The world mourns today at the news of the death Lech Kaczynski and the others killed over Russia today.

By JIM HEINTZ, Associated Press

...MOSCOW – Polish President Lech Kaczynski and some of the country's highest military and civilian leaders died on Saturday when the presidential plane crashed as it came in for a landing in thick fog in western Russia, killing 96, officials said.

Russian and Polish officials said there were no survivors on the 26-year-old Tupolev, which was taking the president, his wife and staff to events marking the 70th anniversary of the massacre in Katyn forest of thousands of Polish officers by Soviet secret police...

Rest in Peace.


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