Russia gives Poland files on presidential plane crash

The then Poland prez Lech Kaczynski was killed in air crash in April 2010.

Moscow: Russian prosecutors say they have given Poland more documents from their probe into the plane crash that killed Polish president Lech Kaczynski and 95 others.

Saak Karapetian of the Prosecutor General`s office on Wednesday handed over the files to a Polish diplomat.

Russia previously has provided Poland with an array of documents about the crash in Smolensk last April 10. Karapetian says the new documents included questioning of Russian air traffic controllers who communicated with Kaczynski`s plane.
Polish authorities say the pilots` decision to attempt landing in heavy fog was a key reason for the crash, but they believe that Russian air traffic controllers and the airport`s lack of sophisticated navigation equipment also played a role.

Bureau Report

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