|Quoting CPH-R (Reply 3):|
Would this have been a chartered LOT plane, or does the Polish Air Force still have their Tu154?
|Quoting N14AZ (Reply 2):|
What type of airplane did he use?
|Quoting QatarA340 (Reply 17):|
AlJazeera indicates that the Polish President and his wife has died in the crash! RIP
Its his private Presidential Plane.
|Quoting f.pier (Reply 18):|
I've just heard there were 132 pax onboard.
|Quoting kiwiandrew (Reply 24):|
In that case isn't this thread in the wrong forum ?
|Quoting AndrewUber (Reply 23):|
Be nice - I doubt it was intentional. People often post what they see in the media, and we all know the media doesn't know what they're doing when it comes to aviation.
|Quoting CPH-R (Reply 27):|
it looks like a good chunk of the Polish leadership has just been wiped out. The president, the leader of the opposition, the secretary of state, the leader of the National Security Bureau, the Chief of Staff, and the list goes on.
|Quoting oa260 (Reply 37):|
Quoting FlySSC (Reply 34):
f.pier is right.
132 are now confirmed dead including the President.
We must be careful with the figures nothing confirmed and conflicting reports according to Sky News, so figures not exact yet.
|Quoting milan320 (Reply 39):|
I guess the plane was about 40 years old
|Quoting oa260 (Reply 40):|
I wonder if it was this one I photographed on my last trip to WAW
|Quoting JoKeR (Reply 44):|
Serbian TV as well as the BBC confirm that the aircraft was instructed to divert to Moscow due to poor visibility but that the pilot elected to go ahead and attempt to land.