Polish government sub-commission investigating the circumstances of the presidential Tu-154M plane crash near Smolensk on April 10, 2010, announced the discovery of traces of an explosion on the left wing of the aircraft.
On Wednesday May 30th the Ministry of Defense of India officially confirmed the death of two pilots of the Su-30 fighter of the country’s air force, which crashed on May 23th in Indian state Assam.
Deputy Prosecutor General of Poland Marek Pascheonk said that in the coffin of former Polish President Lech Kaczynski, who died in a plane crash near Smolensk in 2010, fragments of bodies of two other people were found.
One serviceman was killed as a result of a hard landing of an airplane An-26 of the Ministry of Defense in the Saratov region.
An interceptor aircraft MiG-31 crashed in Buryatia during a training flight.
Deputy Prosecutor General of Poland Marek Pasionek said that new charges are to be brought against Russian air services after analyzing the data on the crash of the Polish Tu-154 plane near Smolensk in April 2010.
Airport Khrabrovo in Kaliningrad remains closed because there is no equipment to remove Airbus A-320 from the airfield, where it got damaged after rolling beyond the runway.
According to Fontanka, citing a source in the Defense Ministry, the full list of those who were on board the crashed Tu-154 was not revealed yet because it might contain some high-ranking military men.
As it was clarified in the Ministry of Defense, fragments of the plane (in particular, the landing gear) were found 1.5 kilometers from the shore. They are located at a depth of 50-70 meters.
As reported by Interfax referring to a source, a Tu-154 airplane that took off from Sochi disappeared from radars. According to TASS, the plane belongs to the Defense Ministry.