The place of death of the plane “Tu-154”
The Polish Commission found the record of the moment of explosion in the flight recorders of the Tu-154, which, in 2010, crashed in Russia. This was stated by the Minister of national defence of Poland Anthony Macierewicz, reports Rzeczpospolita.
“The time of the explosion were identified, we found him in recording one of the registrars. Now we are busy analysing and exclude all possibilities of other interpretations of this electronic record,” said Macierewicz.
He pointed out that by the end of spring 2018, a report will be submitted which will contain not only the sequence of events, but the names of those on whom the responsibility for the crash.
On 9 August a new Polish Committee investigating the circumstances of the crash near Smolensk, has released a statement in which it was said that the left wing of the plane Kaczynski began to collapse before contact with the tree and that the many damage of this element are the traces of an explosion. Also, according to experts, the destruction of the wing of the aircraft was initiated by the collision with the birch.
Previous Polish Commission, whose findings were published in April, concluded that the cause of the accident was an explosion in the body of the aircraft. However, later it became known that the technical Commission of the Interstate aviation Committee (IAC) involved in the investigation in 2010-2011, showed no signs of impact on Board explosives. After that, the defense Ministry of Poland stated that the Polish members of the Commission were able to prove bad faith and negligence.
Version MAC, the cause of the crash was pilot error, in particular, the crew’s decision not to leave on spare airdrome.
Tu-154M of the Polish air force, on Board of which were high-ranking Polish politicians including President Lech Kaczynski and his wife crashed in April 2010 near Smolensk. As a result, all passengers and crew members a total of 96 people died.