Katyn claims more Polish victims.
I’ve just caught up with the shocking news today that Lech Kaczynski has died in a plane crash on his way to Smolensk airport. Close to 100 people are thought to have died in the crash, everyone on board. This included the President’s wife and Slawomir Skrzypek (governor of the national bank) along with many other of the highest ranking Polish officials. They were on their way to a ceremony for the 70th anniversary of the Katyn massacre. Bitter irony.
I wasn’t Kaczynski’s biggest fan but I’d never wish for anyone to go like this. Our thoughts are with everyone on board along with all their family and friends.
After Prime Minister Miller’s helicopter crash a few years back, the various fights there have been about transport for Polish statesmen and now this – I really do think it’s time to get this matter sorted out once and for all, no matter what the cost. Oh, and one other thing, please immediately instigate a policy of routing “important” people across different flights. Even humble corporations have such sensible policies to limit the damage in the event of tragedies just like this.
How long before the conspiracy theories emerge I wonder?