Poland to charge two Russian officials over Kaczynski plane crash

March 27, 2015 11:49 AM

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WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland said on Friday it would bring charges against two Russian air traffic controllers over a 2010 plane crash which killed then Polish president Lech Kaczynski, a move likely to damage bilateral relations already strained by the Ukraine crisis.

Prosecutor Ireneusz Szelag from the District Military Prosecutors' Office told a news briefing an investigation so far had established that the main cause of the crash was the failure of the plane's crew to respond adequately to bad weather.

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