Explosives traces found on crashed jet that killed Polish president in Russia (The Daily Mail)
Wednesday October 31st, 2012
- 95 died along with President Lech Kaczynsk when plane crashed near Smolensk
- Investigators say traces may have come from unexploded WWII bombs in the area
Polish investigators have found traces of explosives on the wreckage of a government jet that crashed in Russia two years ago, killing Poland's president and 95 others, Polish media claimed today.
Poland's Rzeczpospolita newspaper said prosecutors and explosive experts who examined the remains of the plane in Russia found signs of TNT and nitroglycerin on the wings and in the cabin, including on 30 seats.
Traces of explosives were also found in the area where the Tu-154 crashed during its approach to a small airport near the Russian city of Smolensk on April 10, 2010, the daily reported.