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Initial report details Polish Boeing 767 gear-up landing
1 December 2011

Initial report details Polish Boeing 767 gear-up landing

1 December 2011

The Polish State Commission for Investigation of Air Accidents released an initial investigation report detailing the gear-up landing of a LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 767 on November 1. The airplane operated on a regular passenger flight from Newark (EWR), USA to Warsaw (WAW), Poland. After take off, while retracting the landing gear and flaps hydraulic fluid began […]

Polish ATR-42 takes off from taxiway at Wroclaw

18 November 2011

On November 15, an ATR-42 passenger plane inadvertently took off from a taxiway at Wroclaw, Poland according to a report by Polish news channel TVN24. Eurolot Flight 012 took off from a closed taxiway at Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport (WRO/EPWR), Poland. Visibility was poor (400 m) due to fog at the time of the incident. Wroclaw has a single […]

Poland disbands air transport unit of air force following Presidential crash

4 August 2011

Poland’s government disbanded an air force regiment and fired some high-ranking officers as a consquence  of findings in a Polish investigation into the  plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others. The 36th Special Regiment of Aviation Transport was a special aviation regiment of the Polish Air Force established in 1945. All of its aircraft were for […]

Polish Presidential Tupolev 154M crashes at Smolensk

10 April 2010

A Tupolev 154M passenger jet, operated the Polish Air Force, was destroyed when it crashed on approach to Smolensk Air Base in poor visibility. All on board were killed in the accident, including Polish President Lech Kaczynski. The airplane departed Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW), Poland, carrying Polish President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, several Members of Parliament, […]