Topic: Polish Air Crash Drama
- Poland's President Kaczynski, wife, delegation killed in plane crash
- Human error caused crash of Polish president's airplane in Russia - source
- Polish president, 131 entourage die in air crash in western Russia (WRAPUP)
- Polish premier calls emergency meeting in Warsaw following death of president
The body of Polish President Lech Kaczynski may have been found in the wreckage of the plane that crashed earlier on Saturday in western Russia, a highly-placed police source told RIA Novosti.
Speaking from the scene of the clean-up operation, the source said however that "additional tests, including DNA," would be needed to identify many of the bodies.
All 97 people on board died when a plane carrying Kaczynski, his wife, and a delegation of senior officials crashed in thick fog while attempting to land at Smolensk airport.
Kaczynski was on his way to a ceremony in nearby Katyn to commemorate the memory of some 20,000 Polish officers killed by Soviet secret police during World War Two.
MOSCOW, April 10 (RIA Novosti)
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