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Poland Plane Crash

Poland: No Explosives In Dead President's Plane Wreck

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 10.30.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- Polish military prosecutors on Tuesday denied a newspaper report that said investigators had found traces of explosives in the 2010 ...

Plane Crash Victims Buried In Wrong Graves

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- Polish military prosecutors say autopsies have confirmed that the bodies of two people killed in a 2010 plane crash in Russia that a...

Poland Exhumes Remains Of 3 Plane Crash Victims

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA and VANESSA GERA | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

WARSAW, Poland -- One autopsy report describes organs that had been removed years before. Another adds 20 centimeters (nearly 8 inches) to a short man...

Airplane Crash Lands In Poland

Posted 01.01.2012 | Travel

A Boeing 767 operated by LOT Polish Airlines crash landed at Warsaw's Chopin Airport Tuesday after its landing gear failed to deploy, reports the Asso...

World Figures Who Died In 2010 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Polish president noted for his anti-communist stance. A British fashion designer beloved by A-list stars for his cutting-edge style. A Dutch office ...

Poland Releases Plane Crash Transcripts:

AP | VANESSA GERA and DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Poland published cockpit conversations Tuesday of the final minutes before the April plane crash that killed President Lech Kac...

The Death of Polish President Resurfaces Old Tragedy

Max Kolonko | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Kolonko

Lech Kaczynski, has died tragically, 70 years, almost to the day, after the Soviets committed the mass murder of over 22,000 Polish officers.

Poland's Pulic Memorial For Crash Victims Draws 100,000

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA and MATT MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Some 100,000 Poles filled Warsaw's biggest public square Saturday, joining together for a memorial and funeral Mass for the 96 ...

Polish President's Pilots 'Knew Plane Was Doomed'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Harrowing details have emerged of the final moments before the plane carrying Poland's president crashed in Russia last weekend. According to invest...

Kaczynski Burial Plan Causes Split

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A row has broken out over the decision to bury Polish President Lech Kaczynski in Wawel Cathedral in Krakow - a place reserved for Poland's kings and ...

Polish History: Why This Crash Is "Katyn 2"

GlobalPost | Michael Moran | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- On Saturday, a painful sense of deja vu enveloped Poland. News quickly spread of a terrible tragedy that had taken place in the fo...

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Grieving Twin, May Step Into Polish President's Shoes

Times Online | Roger Boyes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Kaczynski rang his brother Jaroslaw from the cabin of his official Tupolev 154 jet. "It's all going according to plan," he said. "We'll be l...

Kaczynski Twin Death: Jaroslaw Loses Brother Lech, President Of Poland

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Thousands upon thousands of Polish people are mourning the tragic plane crash death of their president, Lech Kaczynski. They've packed churches, light...

Obama To Go To Poland For Funeral Of President

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will travel to Poland to attend funeral services for that country's president, who was killed in a plane cra...

Poland Plane Crash: Russia Points To Human Error

AP | MATT MOORE and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Russian investigators suggested human error may have been to blame in the plane crash that killed the Polish president and 95 o...

A Prayer for Poland

Stephen H. Dinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Stephen H. Dinan

I pray that we each have the courage to reach out with solace and support to our Polish friends.

Poland Plane Crash: Wojciech Seweryn, Chicago Sculptor, Among Those Killed

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — One of Wojciech Seweryn's main passions in life was reminding people of the Katyn massacre, a 1940 slaughter that killed thousands of ...

Polish President's Body Returns To Warsaw After Plane Crash

AP | MATT MOORE and VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Poland's government moved swiftly Sunday to show that it was staying on course after the deaths of its president and dozens of ...

Poland Plane Crash Eyewitness Describes Scene: 'It Was Cutting Trees... Noise Like A Bomb' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Reuters interviews a man who saw the plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski and some of the country's highest military and civilian l...

Obama Poland Plane Crash Statement: 'There Are Heavy Hearts Across America'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House released a statement from President Obama offering his condolences to Poland on behalf of the U.S. in the wake of the horrific plane c...