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Poland / Plane Crash / President's Death #962679

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Apr 11, 2010
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Warsaw: Jim Maceda) The mourning in Poland over the plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski & members of the nation's elite featured; scenes shown from ceremonies in Russia, the casket in Warsaw, the motorcade to the presidential palace & special services. [International relations analyst Krzysztof BOBINSKI†, POLE - react to the country's loss.] The Polish government's return to business as usual noted.

(London: Tom Aspell) The investigation into the plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, featured; scenes shown of the plane debris among the trees; details given about the pilot's decisions, the possibility of mechanical error & the possibility of altimeter problems. [Former NTSB chairman Mark ROSENKER†- speculates about the pilot's actions in trying to land.]

Holt, Lester;
Maceda, Jim;
Aspell, Tom

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